Subject: Re: I386 booting oddness
To: Matthias Drochner <>
From: Michael Graff <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/18/1997 11:26:38
Matthias Drochner <> writes:

> 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 latter.  It was the only way to make it go.

> > 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
> is broken.

Yes, but try convincing your random computer dealer that that is the
case, when it "runs Win95 just fine"