Subject: Re: Hard drive BIOS limits?
To: None <>
From: Wojciech Puchar <>
List: netbsd-users
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.