[TriLUG] Install hell

Robert A. Henderson rah at ntrnet.net
Sat Apr 27 20:50:12 EDT 2002

On Sat, 27 Apr 2002, Christopher Knowles wrote:

> Well, I don't have any specific advice... other than to say that I've got a 
> XPS R 450 with 256 MB RAM that I've installed RH7.2 on.  The only difference 
> is that I don't have a maxtor ATA-100 controller.
> Could you try the install with the motherboard IDE controller?  I know that 
> Dell's can get cranky with some hardware.

I tried it with the motherboards IDE controller. It was flaking out
in very similar ways. That's when I decided to go buy a Maxtor ATA-100
controller. Looks like I'm $40 in the hole on that one. :-/

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