Subject: Re: 2 IDEs on the same computer
To: Todd Gruhn <>
From: Rob Windsor <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 12/11/2001 10:58:54
On Wed, 12 Dec 2001 00:41:39 +0800, verily did "Todd Gruhn" write:

> I am attempting to install a second IDE drive
> into a computer. I wish to install NetBSD
> on wd0 (already got it), and Debian LINUX on
> wd1. I then want to tell the boot program to
> boot LINUX when I wish to do LINUX stuff.

> But when I plugged in the second IDE, the computer
> refused to boot! Am I missing something here?
> Normally, I only mess with SCSI...

Make sure you have the "Master" and "Slave" jumpers on the drives set 

(wd0 will be "Master")

Also, some combination of drives just don't work well together.

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