"funny" ASUS P5A-B-AT motherboard
mrp at sonic.net
Fri Aug 4 11:44:44 PDT 2000
On Fri, Aug 04, 2000 at 11:15:43AM -0700, Rick Moen wrote:
> begin Mitchell Patenaude quotation:
> > Ouch, that's a logical/virtual partition rather than a physical
> > partition isn't it? That means it's enclosed within another
> > "extended" partition, and I don't think you can boot from that.
> Sure you can.
Hmm.. I could have sworn that's what fixed my dad's Viao, but I
could be wrong, I was thrashing about a bit, and had begun to use
the shotgun approach. (Let's change everything, and see if it works).
> > I ended up recreating all the partitions as physical, and that did the
> > trick.
> That would be my preference, in any event -- just on general grounds of
> system simplicity.
The next problem I see... it's on /dev/hdc, that means that it's on drive
which is the master on the second IDE bus, correct?
Is Lilo or the kernel smart enough to boot without the second IDE driver
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