Upgrading to FreeBSD 3.2 etc

Mark Ovens mark
Tue Aug 31 18:44:58 BST 1999

On Tue, Aug 31, 1999 at 09:01:06AM +0100, Richard Smith wrote:
> Mark Ovens wrote:
> > 
> > It will work (I've got my FReeBSD root slice in the middle of the
> > HD with NT at the end, but I installed NT first. Installing Win9x,
> > NT, then FreeBSD seems to be the best way to do things.
> Some time ago, I tried to place NT on the latter half of a 9G SCSI drive
> and it would not boot, even when it was the only thing on the disk. In
> the end I put NT in the lower 4G and FreeBSD in the upper 4G and
> everything worked fine.

ISTR that NT (even 4.0 without Service Packs) had limits in this
area, albeit in the GB region. I believe such limits are no longer
an issue with SP4 or 5.

> Richard.
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