Subject: Re: Hard drive BIOS limits?
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Wojciech Puchar <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/20/2004 21:18:03
> 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)
no sense to waste electricity and slowing down system using this old
does your BIOS hang trying to access/detect that drive or detects it as
there are solution for both cases both regularly used by me.