Subject: Re: Gateway 2000 disk problems and 1.0
To: John C. Hayward <>
From: Michael Graff <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/28/1995 23:59:39
>   I have disabled the power saving feature related to the disk and it seems
>that the disk error messages have disappeared as well.

I wonder how difficult it would be to implement some sort of energy
saving for NetBSD.  At least the video portion -- the drives don't sit
idle long enough on my machine  ;)

>It seems that sector 1 and 2 on track 0 are now "readonly" for some reason.

Is there a ``boot block virus protection'' BIOS option?  If so, try
turning that off.


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