Re: PC20-III

From: Ruud Baltissen (
Date: 2001-04-17 15:13:25

> Assuming the new hard drive has been low-level
> formatted and high-level formatted (from DOS) it
> requires one more thing to be used as a boot device:

The message "No hard disk found" appears as one of the first messages
outputted by the BIOS. It is the part of the BIOS which detects if there is
a mouse, LPT-port or COM-port available. Purely hardware orientated. Only
after (not) detecting these items the RAM is tested.

FYI: the HD I attached has a Boot Block for sure as I lent it from a working

Groetjes, Ruud

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