Subject: Re: i386 floppy no longer fits
To: Frank van der Linden <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: tech-install
Date: 01/19/1999 12:09:15
Frank van der Linden <> writes:
> The problem with 4 is, that the bios pretending that the CD-ROM drive is
> in fact hard disk 0x80 will confuse the hell out of the code that
> tries to match BIOS disk numbers with NetBSD devices (needed for
> installation to avoid geometry problems, not yet checked in).

It may be good enough for just loading a ramdisk based boot image,
though, if we can be a little careful...