Adam
I try to deploy old angstrom image  and i got boot up well like this picture so it mean my hard is not crash but i don't know why cannot use with xfce image

http://www.temppic.com/img.php?19-02-2014:1392762328_0.90457800.jpg
http://www.temppic.com/img.php?19-02-2014:1392762592_0.37280700.jpg

Maybe i will help you know my problem.
Thank you for your big help
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