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Install 10.3 after using ext3-formatted Yellow Dog Linux
Authored by: mproud on Feb 27, '04 07:07:34PM

When I was a - well, I guess I would call it a school lab apprentice - we worked with a ton of 5260s, and they kept on having trouble, once in a while, recognizing the startup disk.

Well, after install and install and install, and re-formatting the drive again and again, it turned out zero-ing all data did the trick. It seems like the answer to many hard disk problems; and although it can be a lengthy process (yeah, I was stupid enough to accidentally click this when I formatted a new 60 GB 5k rpm hard drive! It's new - there's no reason - and it took hours!) I'm convinced it's a healthy thing for re-initialization.



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