[24hoursupport] Re: Hard Disk Failure

  • From: "Pam" <ltf01@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <24hoursupport@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 2 Jul 2002 17:33:15 -0500


Since it is not recognizing anything connected to the primary I would
suspect the cable or the motherboard has a problem.  Try swapping the cables
so that the hardware normally on the primary are plugged into the secondary
and see if it sees them.

Pam

> -----Original Message-----
> From: 24hoursupport-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> [mailto:24hoursupport-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of M. Inyang
> Sent: Monday, July 02, 2001 1:32 PM
> To: 24hoursupport
> Subject: [24hoursupport] Hard Disk Failure
>
>
>
> Hello all,
>   I am having problems booting into my system after a
> hard disk failure.  On power-on, the usual hardware detection
> fails with the following message.
> |----------------------------------------|
> |Primary IDE Master - None               |
> |Primary IDE Slave - None                |
> |Secondary IDE Master - None             |
> |Secondary IDE Master - CD-ROM/DVD       |
> |CMOS checksum error - Defaults loaded E.|
> |Press F1 to boot or F4 to enter setup   |
> |----------------------------------------|
>
>   The configuration I had before the failure was:
>
> |----------------------------------------|
> |Primary IDE Master - Fujitsu Hard Disk  |
> |Primary IDE Slave - CR-RW               |
> |Secondary IDE Master - None             |
> |Secondary IDE Master - CD-ROM/DVD       |
> |----------------------------------------|
> Note:
> 1.  The power supply is ok because the CD drives opens and the HD
> indicator
> lights comes on.
> 2.  I also used PC-Check software to check the system and it
> could not find
> the HD or the CD-RW
> 3.  I changed the IDE cable and used another from a functioning
> PC and still
> no good news.
> Any help on how to resolve this.
> Regards.
> Inyang.
>
>

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