[nSLUG] Re: hung install - any ideas?

Peter Cordes peter at llama.nslug.ns.ca
Tue Feb 5 20:13:02 AST 2002

On Mon, Feb 04, 2002 at 09:37:23AM -0400, Ron Dewar wrote:
> Thanks for the help.  In the end, after removing memory incrementally and all non-essential hardware, I decided that I had already spent too much of my brief allocation of time on the thing (and way more than it was worth), and proceded to strip out everything that might be useful, under the assumption that the MB is toasted somewhere deep.  There was no BIOS option to disable the cache, nor any relevent jumpers that were documented.  
> Let's consider the chapter closed.

 Wait!  If you try lowering the CPU clock speed, that might make it work.
You still might not want to use the computer at a lowered clock speed, but
at least that would prove that the problem was due to something not being
able to run fast enough.

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