i.e assuming you have a CD-ROM n the compaq.

You will then have access to all your favorite Unix utilities for probing


Yasvir A. Tesiram
Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation
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On Mon, 5 Jan 2004, Danny G Smith wrote:

> I was given an old compaq over the holiday that I think has a bad ide
> controller on the motherboard.  It is not worth a lot, but I could turn
> it into a samba server at my house.  Does anybody know of any good
> freeware that could help diagnose the hardware?
> --
> thanks,
> Danny G Smith
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