Subject: Re: sysinstall "local" tarball
To: Charles M. Hannum <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: tech-install
Date: 09/20/1998 14:35:00
On Sep 20, Charles M. Hannum wrote
> Neither of those statements makes any sense.  The IDE/ATA code already
> handles 10GB disks, and should work fine in an Atari.  The OS doesn't
> care what the geometry is; only the BIOS on PCs does (for booting),
> and it cares for *all* disks, not just those using the wd/wdc drivers.
> (Of course, the Atari may have its own restrictions on booting.)

Rigth, sorry. I was out of context. I should never post anything before having
my first cup of coffe.

Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI.