Subject: Re: I386 booting oddness
To: Luwenth the Lewd , Michael Graff <email@example.com>
From: Matthias Drochner <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/18/1997 11:50:53
Excerpts from netbsd: 17-Sep-97 Re: I386 booting oddness Michael
> but I did
> get the IDE to boot by setting up a BIOS partition table and making
> the only partition in there be NetBSD.
Did you start the NetBSD partition at sector 0 or did you
reserve the first track for a generic bootsector?
(If the latter, it would be one more argument to make this
the standard installation.)
> The Award BIOS I now have even configures devices on the other side of
> PCI bridges. Pretty cool.
This is "basic functionality". Every BIOS which doesn't do it