I recently found myself with a redunant (wait for it) celeron machine,
which was running Windows XP. I have a RH machine in the corner doing
a few duties such as DNS & Naigos, and it makes such a racket that I
felt like upgrading the hardware before anyone got their hands on the
I took the lazy way out and decided to swap disks, and took the 6gig
disk out of the old celeron (with a "compatible with win98" sticker on
the front) and put it into the new celeron case instead of its 40 gig
I can't get the newer machine to even attempt to boot from the old
disk. I've checked and double checked the jumpering and checked and
double checked the bios. The hardisk is a seagate, and the bios
autotypes it perfectly.
I've heard of older bios'es having problems with knowledge of newer
disks, but never a newer bios having problems with an older disk. Both
machines are HP. Anyone come across this before?
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