Subject: Re: Hard drive BIOS limits?
To: None <>
From: David Laight <>
List: netbsd-users
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: