Subject: Re: Hard drive BIOS limits?
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Charles M. Hannum <email@example.com>
Date: 09/20/2004 17:17:16
On Monday 20 September 2004 12:34, James Gray wrote:
> Can NetBSD access hard drives that are beyond BIOS limits? I have a
> Pentium 200MMX machine, and i wish to install a 1.1GB hard rive (for
> system) and a 120GB hard drive (for data). If i had the system booting
> from the 1.1GB drive, would i be able to access the entire 120GB HDD?
> (assuming the bios doesn't support it)
Yes, it will work just fine. NetBSD only uses the BIOS to access the disk
inside the boot program.