Subject: Re: Large EIDE drives
To: None <>
From: Rob Windsor <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 12/10/1999 16:16:38
Verily did Matthias Scheler write:

>> Will I be able to plug in and use the 13GB drive, even if my BIOS sees
>> it as 8GB?

> Yes, but make sure that if the root partition is on that disk it is in the
> first 8GB. Otherwise the kernel loader will fail.

What he said.

I have a 10Gig IDE drive on a Dell Pentium-100 (originally Pentium-75).

BIOS hates me (autodetect is cranky, hardcoded a 2Gig parameter), but it
boots fine.

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