Subject: Re: new laptop drive
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Michael Core <email@example.com>
Date: 05/25/2002 06:22:57
firstname.lastname@example.org (Andrew Brown) wrote:
> >As for booting -- my guess is that with a new laptop, you won't have
> >any problems; the new BIOSes can handle large disks, and I think that
> >NetBSD can as well at this point.
> note that the laptop isn't *all* that new...just the drive is. the
> laptop is two years old.
A two years old laptop _is_ new. LBA wasn't invented yesterday. Even my
old PC from 1996 does it. But AFAIK and what I've read in usenet you
cannot boot NetBSD from a sector beyond the 1024th.