problem installation with Athlon XP

frank.schmischke Frank.Schmischke at
Thu Sep 5 16:49:00 BST 2002

Am Freitag, 6. September 2002 22:45 schrieben Sie:
> Hello,
> I changed my PC from a AMD Athlon 800MHz  to a AMD Athlon XP 2000.
> With my previous PC, it was possible to install the SuSe 7.1 distribution.
> With my new PC the installation fails because SuSe installer ( YAST) does
> not found the Hard disk.
> Does some one know if it is possible to install Suse 7.1 distribution with
> this type of Processor (and its associated Bios ?)
> Thanks a lot.

Where is your drive connected? Is it an UDMA-drive. Than you need special 
kernel-options and and boot-time option ide-scsi. These drives were used as 
scsi. Older SuSe-ditribtuions are not able to work with them. (7.1 I don't 
know). Possible, that you need a newer version.


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