[scyld-users] AMD 760MPX Install problems

Donald Becker becker at scyld.com
Mon Mar 24 15:54:04 PST 2003

On Mon, 24 Mar 2003, Zukaitis, Anthony wrote:

> I am having trouble getting 27b7-7 to install on my system.

That release is over two years old, and considerably pre-dates the
motherboard chipset you are using.

> When booting ( expert, text, install) modes I get a bunch of DMA_intr and
> read_intr for my HD.  I have tried different HD's, cables, CD Roms,
> and other Tyan 760MPX motherboards with no luck.

What are the exact errors?

(I suspect that the solution is to use a non-DMA mode of the IDE
controller, which will impact performance.)

> I have also tried different Master/Slave/Standalone configurations as well
> as DMA/PIO settings.

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