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Old 09-29-2008, 01:57 PM   #1
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Instantcake help

I posted this in the Instantcake forums, but haven't recieved a repy yet. I know that it hasn't been posted very long, but I need to figure out if I need to just get HD with the software already installed ASAP for the playoffs. Anyways, thanks in advance.


First, a little background. About two months after 9.4, my series 3 HD started to go bad. I used winmfs to try to create a back up, but I got the "not a tivo drive" error, which I was unable to fix, so I downloaded instantcake.

I thought that I knew enough to pull it off, but i didn't (which is my fault, i know). After reading through the forums, i understand a little more about Linux now, but still not enough to be able to figure out what my drive assignments are. I have a SATA dvd rom and a Samsung HD hooked up my Gigabyte GA-EP35_Ds3l mobo. From what I can gather, the DVD drive should be the primary slave and the HD should be the secondary master. I tried to go into the bios and look around and it says that the HD is the IDE Chanel 0 Master and the DVD is the IDE Chanel 1 Master. I have been unable to change this and the only other option that I can see in the bios in IDE Chanel 4 Slave. I'm lost here and worried that I may not be able to change the settings to use instantcake. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.

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