[Fwd: Problem (only on Linux) with SCSI Disk after installation of Windows 2000]

From: Dietmar Schnabel (dietmar.schnabel@aon.at)
Date: Sat Jun 17 2000 - 05:33:59 EST

Is this a hidden feature of Window$ 2000?

I have tried everything so far and it did not help yet!! Anybody having
better ideas (except a low
level format (if this helps at all?!).)


attached mail follows:

Also maybe a sign that it didn't change anything in nvram is that it still
shows '/dev/sda'


"Richard B. Johnson" wrote:

> On Fri, 16 Jun 2000, Dietmar Schnabel wrote:
> > Hello Richard
> >
> > I checked that option (name was not exactly the same) changed it but it
> > did not help! Anyway this option only changes something (i believe) if the
> > bios of the controller is activated. In my case it's deactivated as I
> > don't want to boot. Look at the real strange boot messages (ID 3 is shown
> > but not really detected!
> >
> > Regards
> >
> > Dietmar
> >
> Yes. That's the clue. You should try wide/narrow, etc., anything that
> Windows could have screwed up. When looking at the ID, it doesn't
> come from the disc-platter. It comes from the disc-controller. I
> don't think it's anything W$ wrote to the platter, but rather something
> that it wrote to the Adaptec NVRAM.
> Cheers,
> Dick Johnson
> Penguin : Linux version 2.3.36 on an i686 machine (400.59 BogoMips).
> "Memory is like gasoline. You use it up when you are running. Of
> course you get it all back when you reboot..."; Actual explanation
> obtained from the Micro$oft help desk.

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