[sf-lug] ubuntu server 8.04 doesn't seem to see IDE drives

Asheesh Laroia asheesh at asheesh.org
Sat Dec 20 20:21:07 PST 2008

On Fri, 19 Dec 2008, jim wrote:

> i've got a supermicro with a motherboard that's got two 250GB IDE 
> drives. i'm trying to install ubuntu server 8.04 from the inboard 
> CD-ROM/DVD RW drive. the installation program starts off okay until it 
> complains about not finding a common CD-ROM drive.

That's just flippin' unreal.  What does Debian Lenny think?

re: USB stick: It's easy.  Use 
http://www.ubuntumini.com/2008/10/make-liveusb.html .

usb-creator automates this process; it's super-easy now.

-- Asheesh.

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