Subject: Re: boot loader coolness
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jukka Marin <email@example.com>
Date: 07/29/1997 08:05:57
> > The motherboard for our little experiment INSISTS on IDing the IDE drive
> > and then tries to boot from it. Since the sd0 is no longer the primary,
> > the old boot code remained unfound.
> I am told (but have not checked) that the canonical way to deal with
> this is to disable the controller in the BIOS but leave it in the
> kernel -- that way the kernel will boot of off sd, but it will probe
> wd successfully...
This works fine for me. (Although it sounds a bit kludgy :-)