Subject: Re: booting past 2G...
To: Perry E. Metzger <>
From: john heasley <>
List: port-sparc
Date: 02/26/2003 20:27:47
Wed, Feb 26, 2003 at 03:25:33PM -0500, Perry E. Metzger:
> The 1.6 INSTALL.txt says:
>      Most sparc systems have trouble booting if the root partition extends be-
>      yond the first 2 GB of your disk.
> Is this true on my Sparcstation 5? I was thinking of making my whole
> 9G drive one big partition, but...

i have a 9g ibm drive on my ss5 (netbsd ~1.5) with ~8g of that being /,
it booted just fine.  i dont have the ss5 any more.