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Replaced Hard Drive

The old hard drive crashed, so I replaced it with a new one, which I created using 'Ghost software', ghost put the new image on the drive, but when I try to boot from the new drive I get a read error. Do I need a special configuration for the new drive. I ran an integrerity check on the new drive and it is fine.

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You may need to boot from install cd, and then configure that drive with F2 prompt at log in screen. Of course, with IBM, there's always a chance of having some arcane approach, but you might get lucky.

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