On Tue, 2006-08-22 at 09:59 +0100, PFJ wrote: > I've got an x86_64 box for my son & daughter (okay, she's 9 months > old, but she's never to young to learn to love the penguin!). Fedora > Core 6 test 2 installed fine on it, but on reboot, nothing on the IDE > is recognised. > > If I reset the BIOS, the drives show, but then when the machine > normally shows what drives are on the system (this is before grub > kicks in, but after the usual "press DEL for the BIOS"), nothing shows > - it's like the settings less than 2 seconds before have gone. Did GRUB properly install? You might want to boot a rescue disc, see if the drives are where you expect them to be (i.e. no obvious drive fault), then re-install GRUB. -- (Currently running FC4, in case that's important to the thread) Don't send private replies to my address, the mailbox is ignored. I read messages from the public lists.