Subject: Re: booting from an LS-120 drive...
To: Wolfgang Solfrank <>
From: None <>
List: port-i386
Date: 11/11/1998 10:44:56
In message <>, Wolfgang Solfrank writes:
>(don't ask me what sense this does make).  Those BIOSs will, after reading
>the first sector off the floppy, patch the supposedly Bios Parameter Block
>with some values they consider proper for the disk in the drive.  Now
>with NetBSD (and Solaris, too) there is no BPB, but there is code at the
>same place.  After the patch...
>I've just committed a fix that at least makes booting work on my collegue's
>machine.  Hope it helps yours, too.

Oh, cool.  Will anyone be horribly offended if I point the BSD/OS folks at
the same patch?  :)