Originally Posted by Mr B
Kicking in an open door here. It's already estabished that the ACA 1231 makes the system hit the drive to soon, leaving it unresponsive, and hence failing. Thats why there is a fix for it... But sadly that means you always have to boot of a floppy. Better option is to try a different drive.
Just so you know. This is not working. Thats a myth. Even if you using switches like p or -delay on your boot disk.