Re: Oh my god.
The Fdisk error 40 is the floppy drive having a heart attack. If the load stops working on 'verifying DMI pool data', THAT's usually the hdd. Can be fixed, like networkgeeks said, by changing the boot order. Tho to fix it I usually change the boot order to boot off the HD first.
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