Subject: Re: i386 booting, take 2
To: Urban Boquist <email@example.com>
From: John Nemeth <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/30/1998 18:17:07
On Sep 21, 8:57pm, Urban Boquist wrote:
} >>>>> Alan Barrett writes:
} Alan> Are you sure that the refusal to boot comes from the BIOS,
} Alan> rather than from the code in the MBR?
} Definitely, at least on one of my machines. It will hang solid during
} the BIOS IDE disk probing (!) if I install NetBSD starting at sector 0
} on an IDE disk. It never reaches the SCSI probe, or the actual
Assuming you did everything properly, then I would consider this
a severely broken BIOS, and not worth further consideration.
}-- End of excerpt from Urban Boquist