"Bob Bailin" <72027.3605compuserve.com> wrote in message
news:bfokln$499$1ngspool-d02.news.aol.com...Thanks for your help; I had tried the bootstring wd.udma=off , but only> Have you tried using the bootstring wd.udma=off ? This should allow you to
> from the CD-ROM and get past the hang during hardware detection.
> A little more info about your system would also help. What mb and CPU?
> Is IDE HD pri/master and IDE CD/RW sec/master? (CD/RW should not be
> You might also want to leave out the SCSI adapter completely until it will
> be used.
after the install after boot from floppy, still without being able to boot
from the IDE HD.
I'll try pulling the SCSI controller from the system, retry and post back
later. I had actually put in the IDE CD/RW in case this needed to be done.
These changes will need to be made after hours, as this is our production
Asus P2B motherboard
P4 1.7 GHz
512 Mb ECC RAM
Temporary SCSI controller - Adaptec 2940U2W
Temporary SCSI HD - IBM 18Gb
SCSI DAT tape drive - Seagate Scorpion 20/40
SCSI CD/RW - Plextor
IDE HD - Maxtor 80 Gb Ultra/133, only runs at Ultra/100 on this motherboard,
as primary IDE master
IDE CD/RW - secondary IDE master
David P. Lurie