[oclug] Help Needed!!
plabonte at gmail.com
Tue Aug 26 09:34:37 EDT 2008
Not sure I understand what you are looking for:
1- An install on your machine of XP?
2- How to install the drivers so that it works on your slipstreamed disk?
3- The drivers for your promise card?
4- What are the spells?
On Tue, Aug 26, 2008 at 12:07 AM, Jon Earle <je_oclug at kronos.honk.org> wrote:
> I know... I am about to commit a cardinal sin and ask for Windows help on a
> Linux list. I'm sorry... but in my favour... I've not fought with Brad in
> many Moons! LOL Maybe you can at least point me in the right direction...
> I have an XP machine with a failing drive. It's a vintage '02 machine with a
> Promise 376 SATA controller and a nvidia nforce2 chipset. I got XP installed
> on it '05 but now I want to install an updated copy (new drive, might as well
> install a clean copy, updated with the latest drivers and service packs) and
> it's giving me grief with that blasted Promise controller (won't use the
> slipstreamed driver after reboot or copy the driver from floppy during
> I won't go into more here.... suffice to say, time is critical (and in short
> supply for me) so there's a case of Moosehead for whomever can get XP
> installed on a new SATA drive and most importantly, give me the notes on how
> to reproduce the spells. I'll supply the machine, the new drive and the XP
> (subst Moosehead with fav. beverage if that's not your thing. I'm leaning
> toward Tequila after fighting with this rotten thing since Sat.)
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