Subject: Re: Problems running NetBSD or OpenBSD on newer IBM laptops?
To: Greg Lehey <>
From: Frank van der Linden <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 11/29/2000 23:38:23
On Thu, Nov 30, 2000 at 09:05:55AM +1030, Greg Lehey wrote:
> In the last couple of days we've been having a discussion in the
> FreeBSD mobile list about a bug in newer IBM laptops.  See
> for more details.
> Basically, it seems that the IBM BIOS uses partition type 165 for its
> own purposes, and goes crazy if it doesn't find what it wants in it:

If type 165 is the problem, then NetBSD will certainly not have that problem,
since it uses 169 these days.

- Frank