[mythtv-users] OT: fc2 problem with 3 hd's

John Andersen jsa at video.homelinux.org
Thu Oct 28 21:58:47 UTC 2004

On Thursday 28 October 2004 02:55, anders smith wrote:
> I just encountered a problem yesterday where my otherwise well working
> fc2/0.16/pvr250/wilsonet.com box based on a via c3 processor suddenly
> wouldn't get past 'starting system loger' during boot.
> The hd (maxtor 120gb diamondmax9) works fine in other myth box and was
> registered by the bios in the new box, but... I tried with a IBM 70gb hd
> and it booted fine...
> Any idea what is happening?
> The box has a c3 at 600mhz, s50mb ram, soyo 7vem MB...
> thanks
> anders

Some vintages of the Soyo Mobo can't handle drives that
require 100meg bus or 133meg bus, and are limited to
33 and 66heb drives.  I had several Soyo based workstations
that we could not find slow enough drives for after a while.


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