[nSLUG] Need to borrow
kdborg at gmail.com
Tue Apr 26 18:02:06 ADT 2011
I tried changing the boot order, even used the F12 boot selection.
Nothing. Taking out the drive allows me to boot from CD/DVD.
On Tue, Apr 26, 2011 at 5:43 PM, Jack Warkentin <jwark at eastlink.ca> wrote:
> Hi Kirk
> Can you go into the bios setup and set things up so that the machine always
> tries to boot first from the CD drive? Then you should be able to boot with
> the hard disk in place. If you then boot from a live CD (see, for example,
> http://www.sysresccd.org/) you should be able to fix the hard disk in
> situ, using, for example, tools that recover partition tables.
> Hope this helps.
> Kirk Brown wrote:
>> My laptop has a 2.5" IDE drive in it and currently works fine when the
>> drive is removed when booting from CD. I'm hoping that I messed up the
>> partition table.
>> If anyone has a 2.5" to 3.5" IDE adapter that I could borrow to fix the
>> drive, I'd be grateful.
>> I'm in Lower Sackville and can get to HRM.
>> nSLUG mailing list
>> nSLUG at nslug.ns.ca
> Jack Warkentin, phone 902-404-0457, email jwark at eastlink.ca
> 39 Inverness Avenue, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, B3P 1X6
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