Timothy Murphy wrote:
> On Tuesday 09 November 2004 13:42, John P. Looney wrote:
>>>>>So far I have always upgraded;
>>>as the last Redhat/Fedora distribution kernel
>>>to work on this machine was Redhat-8.0.
>>>>>>Linux has been deteriorating for some time, in my experience.
>>>> Buying a laptop without a mechanism to rescue it when an upgrade fails is
>>hardly a fault in the OS, is ? Windows and any other OS would have a
>>> Actually, I have a standard Sony CD drive.
> But the last Redhat/Fedora kernel to recognise it was RH-8.0.
>does it fail if you boot with ide2=0x180,0x386 ?
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