Subject: Re: Hard drive BIOS limits?
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: David Laight <email@example.com>
Date: 09/20/2004 22:18:32
On Tue, Sep 21, 2004 at 12:34:33AM +1200, 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, but you need to keep the root partition (or more particularly that contains
/boot and /netbsd) within the bios limit.
(so the 1.1GB drive should be fine)
David Laight: firstname.lastname@example.org