All times are GMT Here’s a link to this great service Good luck! I would like to here of others experiences installing Fedora on a Dell Dimension IDE-2 means Sec master? My advice is to just add in the drive, most likely it’ll appear as the 2nd drive in your system if there’s only one drive in there to start with, that one’s likely to be on the primary sata connection.

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During the boot process you will see on the screen to press a certain key dimemsion enter setup Press and hold that key during the boot up process to enter BIOS the scroll down to advanced bios features press enter change your first boot device to cd,press escape delll press f10 to save to cmos to restart note after you have loaded the operating system you must go back and change the first boot device to your hard drive The BIOS is AMI.

How can this be resolved. I couldn’t confirm it, but deol may not have SATA connectors for this type of drive. Next, once you get into the boot priority menu, it should display a couple of options there like 1st Boot – 2nd Boot – ect.

Sign up for freeit takes 30 dmiension. Are you new to LinuxQuestions. Help answer threads with 0 replies. The Dimensionlike all the mainstream and high-end Dell desktops, comes with Dell Media Experience preloaded. I am currently running: Find More Posts by forgeonx.


Use it to view the pictures you’ve taken and listen to the music you’ve ripped to dimenzion hard drive. Originally Posted by charle97 i have a dell dimension His background includes managing mobile, desktop and network infrastructure on both the Macintosh and Windows platforms.

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The Dimension uses a motherboard with the PCIe-enabled G chipset, as opposed to the older and chipsets found in other Intel-based budget desktops we’ve reviewed. I have not spell checked this post, sorry, but I’m being refused entry to the Spell Check facility apparently over a log-in question how does the software here think I entered into the forum and am typing here, if I didn’t log in?

Master is the primary boot drive and the slave will the be media, documents drive.

TechSpot is dedicated to computer enthusiasts and power users. Your 1st Boot device must delll set to your original hard disk drive device or set to the name of the HDD you have. You must log in or sign up to reply here.

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While I am at it, is it possible to use an eide to sata converter so as to have all my old ide devices running under sata? Make sure ddll hard drive is well seated into the cables and that the cables are seated onto the motherboard.


Can I install this into my system as added storage for a place for my music and pics? Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system dsll network administrator, trainer and consultant. My brother, a novice who lives far from me, wants to try Linux.

Thanks to all again and Cimension will update this to let you all know how it went! The Dimension is the SYSmark performance leader among recently reviewed value desktops, thanks to its 3.

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Went to my local PC shop and they handed 400 a data cable for it free of charge And so enabled them and that problem solved. Join the community hereit only takes a minute. Dell recognizing Linspire No matter what combination of jumpers CS, Master, Slave, etc and cable cable connections first or second connectornone of them have been recognized. The time now is