Subject: Re: i386 system won't boot after installing 1.4_BETA
To: Michael K. Sanders <>
From: Andrew Gillham <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/30/1999 18:51:30
Michael K. Sanders writes:
> In message <>, "Perry E. Metzger" writes:
> >"Michael K. Sanders" <> writes:
> >> with the BIOS configuration of the hard drive-- I checked the BIOS
> >> settings, and it looks like sysinst changed them somehow, because they
> >> were wrong.  Is that even possible?
> >
> >No.
> Well, for some reason, the BIOS thought my WD21600 was a ~500MB drive.
> Any other ideas?

Don't some fancy BIOSes read the geometry from the partition table?  Or
am I just misremembering?

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