Im guessing you booted of a floppy to run Dban... So, look at your BIOS boot order. More than likely the problem lies there. You boot order will give you the best bootable options when set like so:
This way it will check for bootable sectors on your floppy drive...
for anyone who wants to get their hands dirty with me working with linux:
the Linux Devfs (Device File System) FAQ
Is there a tool I can boot off or execute to identify the /dev names for hardware in my pc's? Paticularly for HD's. If not any general linux hardware indentification tool for the latest release will do... TIA
hey do you have a link that has the following drives documented:
no need for IDE really, the /dev/hda, b, c, d refer to the IDE drives.
I tried what you said and no worky but it is running on a SATA drive so I thought that may be the issue.
In fact do you have a...
I currently have changed the syslinus.cfg with a prompt of 0 and the default dod. Which is great since I want to boot the pc, insert the bootable cd and walk off to get other things while it is wiping or even wipe several pc's at once. The problem is that I have more than one HD in a few pc's...
this is what he ment:
right click the .cfg file and open with notepad.
It will look like this:
# syslinux.cfg: Boot loader configuration file for Darik's Boot and Nuke.
# WARNING: Only use notepad to edit this file.
# This file is line and case sensitive. Ensure that your text...