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 From:  Chris Buechler <cbuechler at gmail dot com>
 To:  build <build02 at datafast dot net dot au>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] HDD install hangs when booting
 Date:  Sat, 12 Feb 2005 10:42:20 -0500
On Sat, 12 Feb 2005 18:34:50 +0800 (WST), build <build02 at datafast dot net dot au> wrote:
> 
> I bought an old pentium motherboard (GA-586T2) and a pentium 100 CPU, put
> 64MB of RAM in it and installed mono 1.11 on a 120MB HDD using
> physdiskwrite thanks to the excellent guide. I set the bios to boot "C
> only". When booted up it hangs after recognizing the HDD and
> reading/writing to it for a second or two.
> 
> The same thing happens when I try a CDROM install. Put the CDROM on
> Primary master, set bios to boot from "CDROM,A,C". Hangs after reading
> CDROM.
> 
> There is no beeps or error message, it just hangs.
> 
> Same computer installs and boots to DOS and also IPCOP.
> 
> Could this be a bios setting somewhere?
> 

I'd guess BIOS setting first.  First try resetting it to defaults (if
that's an option) and setting plug and play OS to no.  Upgrading the
BIOS, if that's an option, might also help.

-Chris