Re: Big IDE drive on old bios
On Fri, 15 Nov 1996, Stephen Fuqua wrote:
> Will I be able to get lilo to boot off the 1gig drive when I
> make a root partition smaller than 1023 cylinders? Can I be
> pretty sure that I can at least boot the thing with a floppy?
YOu got the point already!
Go for it.
I do make a small root partition /dev/hda with less then 40MB.
Switch of any maybe available BIOS translations etc.
the kernel will handle the big drive happilly after booting.
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