Subject: Re: reworked idea for reducing BIOS headache.
To: None <>
From: Todd Whitesel <>
List: tech-install
Date: 10/02/1998 15:10:47
> Todd Whitesel writes:
> > Yes, and my solution to the BIOS geom problem is to distill out little
> > pieces of pfdisk and insert them into the bootstrap loader,
> We should not be doing that to the bootstrap loader. That is totally 
> the wrong place for that.

Only if it gets in everyone's face every time they boot, and that can be
prevented. I tried to describe this as only intended for install disks.

> If you want some sort of standalone code, that's okay, but the
> bootstrap loader is *not* the place for this.

Hold off until I get some patches working. Then it'll be easier to explain
exactly what I'm up to.

Todd Whitesel
toddpw @