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Re: Old computer, large hard drive



> On Mon, 28 Jul 2003, Johnny Andersson wrote:
>
>> Can OpenBSD use a large drive on an old computer, bypassing BIOS
>> limitations?
>> I want to use a 120G drive in an old 1996 P166 machine...
>

Some manufacturers updated their BIOS code on older boxes to fix this. Try
updating your BIOS and give that a twirl.

> maybe.  after the computer boots, openbsd doesn't rely on the bios to
> access the hard drive.  so it should work.
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