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Re: Old computer, large hard drive
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: Old computer, large hard drive
- From: "Marco Peereboom" <slash_(_at_)_peereboom_(_dot_)_us>
- Date: Mon, 28 Jul 2003 14:27:27 -0500 (CDT)
> On Mon, 28 Jul 2003, Johnny Andersson wrote:
>> Can OpenBSD use a large drive on an old computer, bypassing BIOS
>> 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.
> we used to hate people
> now we just make fun of them
> it's more effective that way