Jorge Luis wrote: > > No matter how the drive is jumpered--cable-select, primary, or slave (in the > last instance, with the drive taking the secondary place on the primary EIDE > ribbon)--the introduction of the drive locks up the computer. The machine > halts just after the memory POST; from there, there's no way to get to the > BIOS screens. It detects a legacy setting for USB storage and recognizes my > precious IBM Model M as a legacy device and then stops cold. It's impossible > to tell whether the BIOS recognizes the drive. There's no way into the BIOS > screens, which are normally available after the POST by <F2>. The boot chain > (at <F12>) is similarly unavailable. > This puts a different light on the problem. This sure sounds like a hardware problem. Did someone drop the drive, or try and hot plug it? Mikkel -- Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons, for thou art crunchy and taste good with Ketchup!
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