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Re: scsi and ide
Which Drive are you ttrying to boot from?
and what are the scsi id numbers?
If you are going to boot from the ide then you should not have any of the scsi
drives set for id 0
and if you are booting from the scsi (only from id 0 - or 1 (i think) then i
believe you should not have the ide's defined in the cmos, but allow their
setup to be done by linux and its fdisk. (although i am somewhat fuzzy on this.
I remember seeing it mentioned somewhere.)
Hope I havn't made too much a fool of myseeeeeeeeelf here, but i know you can
do it, and i bet it will have to do with where you are trying to boot from and
your scsi id's
On Mon, 30 Aug 1999, you wrote:
> I am relatively new to setting up boxes that use both scsi and ide drives,
> and its coming through on the new install I am trying.
> I have a single scsi card that is found during the os install, along with
> two 2gig drives attached, which are also found. On the ide ports, i have a
> 270meg drive, a 4 gig drive,and a 12 gig drive.
> I can go through fdisk and partition all of them, and even specify mount
> points for each, however once it comes time to create the fs on them, then
> scsi bomb out and an error is returned which pretty much kills the
> I can install the os on just the ide, or just the scsi, but not across
> both. And, when i do install it on just the scsi, each drive can only have
> one ext2 partition. if I try to put more than one partition on a drive, I
> get the same error as before.
> Does any of this sound familiar as far as installs go? Someone out there
> *has* to have a scsi/ide machine running.
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