Does anyone know what boot/ root disks i would need to recognize the CD
rom drive in the HP Force845CD?.
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: Frank Paulino
: 100% Liberal Conservative.....finger for public key.
Um, are you surethat's an *HP* Force 845CD, or is that a PB (Packard Bell)
Force 845CD? I suspect the latter, because it sounds like a Pacard Bell
model name (I sell 'em..., or at least used to until I switched positions...
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I've just ploughed through the entirety of misc,hardware and setup, to no
avail; I installed Linux from the sbpcd boot disk (as I have a Panasonic
CD-ROM drive hanging off a SoundBlaster-compat. card), and the CD-ROM drive
chugged away happily to give me the OS. However, my concerns about the size of
everything I was prompted to install made me decide NOT to install the linux
Now, when I boot up the CD drive cannot be mounted because of 'wrong fs, blah
blah, or other error'. I interrogated sbpcd.h (I *did* install the includes)
and the setup was incorrect. Because I can't mount the CD drive I can't get
the source off the CD - re-booting off the boot disk (sbpcd) and trying a
reinstall from the CD using setup gives a warning that the CD drive can't be
Should I delete the linux partition and start from scratch again? I do really
need to access the CD drive, and I realise now that it is kind of useful to
have the OS source.
Apart from that, it's great having a proper OS on my PC at last!