[Cbsupport] Re: hard drive
shevek at bur.st
Tue Jun 15 23:18:02 UTC 2004
You can get them second hand. They only sell new > 60GB now.
Look at the computer trader site comtrader.com.au , and at ebay.com.au
On Tue, 15 Jun 2004 17:22:23 +1000
hortnfash <hortnfash at dodo.com.au> wrote:
> Hi Daniel & Kylie
> > I actually beleive that a modern drive would have problems in that
> > machine. I think that pentium class hardware could only support up
> > to 20 gig or so (although i could be wrong on that exact size).
> > I'll do a bit of googling tonight, there has to be some definite
> > answer out there.
> Is there a smaller one that you can recommend and where would I look
> to buy it?
> I see these on Special through Dick Smith, Tandy and Office Works
> regulary I actually would be happy with 10 but 20 would be great. I
> really don't need more. It seems to be hard to find smaller new hard
> drives and I don't want to muck around with 2nd hand as the new ones
> have instructions with them
> > Word of warning: If you have a Compaq computer - they can be very
> > difficult to work with when installing hard drives due to
> > (sometimes) weird case fit outs. :)
> Yes its a compaq
> > If you stick the new drive where the old drive is...you should be
> > able to install Knoppix to the hard drive.
> Yes I guess I would have to replace the hard drive
> >> I will forward a guide (in draft form) for the installation of
> >> Knoppix 3.4 on Computerbank systems so that you can be better
> There looks like there are issuses with 3.4 installing as it is meant
> only as a "Live CD" but I still have 3.3 which works well
> thanks for the responses
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