Re: Hard Drive Question....
> I know I've seen this addressed before, but for the life of me I can't
> seems to find it, so I will ask the group. I have several machine, now
> running DOS 6.2. The system BIOS doesn't support large drives, 540MB is the
> max. I have several 630-1000MB drives and wish to use them on these
> machines then boot the machines up with LINUX.
> What do I set the BIOS to in order to correctly partition the drives with
> Linux? Thanks in advance.
linux uses the bios only for booting (lilo) - so you can use the whole
leave the harddrive-entries as the are good for dos - linux doesn't need them
you only have to store the _kernel_ unter the limitation of 540MB (504MB) so
that lilo can access it over the bios
here my suggestion about partitioning:
30-50 mb swap-drive
under 500 mb partition / (root)
rest over border /usr
if you'll partition this scheme, dselect will suggest you automagicaly to
use the partition over 500mb as /usr
until next mail B-)
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