I have a hard drive that registers when I boot and even when I try to load an OS but when I try to load the actual OS I get various problems depending on the OS.
First I tried with Slackware 9.1. I was able to partition it with cfdisk and format it just before the install. But during the install it just hangs on the first package... forever.
Next was with Windows XP. Again I see the size of the HD but during the formating it gives me an error. Actually a BSOD with something about a partsys.mgr.
I tried some more OS's Linux and Windows based and got basically the same thing. Even in a DOS boot (with a DOS boot disk) I can't even see the drive.
What in the world could the problem be? Is there anything I can do to fix it... If not I am desparetly curious to know the specific problem.