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hard drive works by itself but not with another hard drive

Discussion in 'Storage' started by DarkEgo, Dec 26, 2008.

  1. DarkEgo

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    I just installed Ubuntu on to an IDE hard drive and it booted fine. I tried to install anther IDE hard drive and it will only recognize the second one. I have tried master/slave and cable select. No matter what I do it wont recognize the hard drive with the operating system on it, unless it is by itself. Does anyone know anything I can do to try and fix this?
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    replace the cable?
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    I just tried that, it didn't change anything.
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    GRUB is stupid (not as in a bad boot loader...as in bad to detect hard drive changes). Popping the second drive might have changed the drive number postion. You have to manually modify it.
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    It is working now. thank you for the help.

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