Subject: Re: I386 booting oddness
To: Matthias Drochner <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Michael Graff <email@example.com>
Date: 09/18/1997 11:26:38
Matthias Drochner <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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"