strange start up

Stefano Canepa (
Sun, 30 Jun 1996 10:53:20 +0100

Hi all,
I have a 386 wiht AMI BIOS(it's an old machine I know) with 2 ide
controller, I set up one of them to be the secondary but I was not able to
set it one IRQ15 ( I don't have any docs about the both controller).
When I start up this strange computer the first time in the day I
reeived an "HD controller failuer" then I have to use the floppy, when
LINUX is up a reboot it and it boots from HDA1 without any floppy. How can
I solve this problem, booting from floppy is to long since I use the
computer non as a server and most of the time it is shutdown.

Thanks for your help
Stefano Canepa

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