Need a little help here

Todd Millecam tyggna at
Sat Jun 11 13:22:42 MDT 2016

XP, by default, didn't contain drivers to understand SATA drives.  Find the
SATA drivers for XP and include them on a USB drive then  load drivers

On Sat, Jun 11, 2016 at 12:03 PM, Charles Curley <
charlescurley at> wrote:

> On Sat, 11 Jun 2016 18:01:52 +0000 (UTC)
> Alan Kirkwood <a_d_kirkwood at> wrote:
> > I tried to install XP (from an installation disk) AFTER I got Ubuntu
> > working, but nope, it still doesn't recognize the hard drive.
> "it still doesn't recognize the hard drive" -- what is "it" here? The
> installation kit, or XP after a successful installation? If the latter,
> this makes me wonder if there is a computer specific driver issue.
> Did you try re-installing using the rescue partition? And did you wipe
> that out installing Ubuntu?
> It may be worthwhile to get the IBM, or now, Lenovo, XP installation
> kit specific to that computer. The last time I bought a set, I think it
> was about $40.
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