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by emeryw
2014/09/27 00:46:53
Forum: CentOS 7 - General Support
Topic: Fail to boot if failing hard drive present
Replies: 2
Views: 916

Re: Fail to boot if failing hard drive present

It was trying to boot CentOS. Grub came up, and the CentOS loading screen was present, but did not respond once the loading bars were completed. For fun, I swapped the order of SATA ports to see what happens. No BIOS complaint and OS boots fine. Second drive's existence is not recognised in /dev, he...
by emeryw
2014/09/26 01:39:51
Forum: CentOS 7 - General Support
Topic: Fail to boot if failing hard drive present
Replies: 2
Views: 916

Fail to boot if failing hard drive present

I plugged in an extra SATA hard drive that is old and has some issues, I have looked at its SMART data using debian systems. The disk is not partitioned (I want to use it for backup). My BIOS made a complaint before grub started (not sure if this is normal since I have not owned the machine very lon...
by emeryw
2014/09/20 00:08:45
Forum: CentOS Social
Topic: Let me introduce myself
Replies: 1
Views: 1667

Re: Let me introduce myself

Hey,

I am an American hobbyist who just discovered that CentOS 7 had an easily installed on my old gaming machine. The graphics drivers were recognised as soon as I rebooted with GNOME installed.

I want to learn about computer networking and using linux, as these skills are in demand.
by emeryw
2014/09/19 23:30:02
Forum: CentOS Social
Topic: How old are you? How long have you used CentOS?
Replies: 148
Views: 82496

Re: How old are you? How long have you used CentOS?

I hope we get some more statistics.

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