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Re: SCA SCSI drives for Ultra 1

On Jan 16, 2009, at 12:29 PM, Michael wrote:
                     You have to keep the boot slice under a certain
size (ISTR it was 128GB), but that's about it.

See `man boot` on a current or netbsd-5 system:

 The OBP on Ultra 1 and Ultra 2 machines can only boot from the first
 4Gb of the disk.

Technically, only the bootloader and kernel need to be in the first 4Gb, but this is easiest to achieve if the whole partition is 4Gb or less ;-)

Who needs a root filesystem bigger than 4GB anyway? ;)

  Yeah really!


Dave McGuire
Port Charlotte, FL

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