I'm sure this must be a FAQ, but I can't seem to find anything helpful
googling for the answer.
I'm trying to install Debian woody (3.0r2) onto a new hard drive (WD1800JB,
180Gig Western Digital) in a new computer. It is the only hard drive in the
machine, and the only other IDE device is DVD+R drive.
My understanding of how the computer (BIOS, OS, etc.) interact with a large
(>137Gig) hard drive is a bit shaky, but I decided to try connecting the
drive directly to the motherboard's (ABIT IS7) IDE connector and booting off
a Debian CD. No ...