Subject: Re: i386 BIOS weirdness infecting the universe.
To: None <>
From: Robert V. Baron <>
List: tech-install
Date: 09/29/1998 10:45:28
> I think it might be reasonable to do just that, but the issue becomes
> one of handling the fact that there are few clean ways to map NetBSD
> devices into BIOS drive numbers.

One thing that I've never quite understood is if we can not map NetBSD
drives to BIOS drives ... how do we even boot the system.  Suppose wd0
is the second drive on the second controller and I have one disk on
the first controller.  What do I say
	wd0 ...
	wd4 ...
	wd2 ...
how do I know this.  And the problem gets worse if we introduce scsi