Ghost 10 sucks for drive cloning.... 37
While I acknowledge such thorny issues could be created cross-drives, as long as the user continues to install and maintain the C:drive, the risk is minimal. All of those changes will ultimately be copied to the D:drive.
While I'm quite convinced that quirks can happen if you have (2) active primary parbreastions (with their own respective mbr) running-connected simultaneously, it shouldn't matter if BIOS determines that IDE or SATA 0 is first in the boot order, and IDE-SATA 1 comes afterward, or even after the atapi-opticals.
Dimension 8100 noisy fan sorted
Yes the problem is sorted, a bit of a workaround but there's a totally silent pc running downstairs now. I now have...
The damned thing's gonna grab the first boot record on the first drive it checks.:) There are a lot of things in life I do not know, but this one I'm pretty sure of.
And with regard to Brian's comment, yes - both drives boot independently and properly if the other is removed-disconnected. I wasn't intentionally attempting to stir schitt here, but merely reporting what results I had seen.
Right now (and in my Dim8300, for example using IDE drives), I have two identical, bootable SATA drives that co-exist and can both be run independently if the other is removed.
My problem with Dell Canada
Blindly trusting the largest manufacturer of PCs in the world is not quite like gambling on an unknown enbreasty. I have...