FreeBSD and Amiga filesystems, formatting HDs, moving filesystem
aw1 at stade.co.uk
Mon Nov 6 00:18:01 GMT 2000
On Sun, Nov 05, 2000 at 02:35:22PM -0000, David Marsh wrote:
> I've read about 'dangerously dedicated' mode; should I format the disk to
> be compatible with other OSes anyway, just in case?
While "dangerously dedicated" mode has its supporters (indeed, I have
some such disks here), discussions elsewhere reveal:
* It definitely upsets some BIOSs.
* Many of TPTB would like to see the end of it.
> Is there any point in putting a small MS-DOS partition on the disk 'just
Can be handy. You acquire an ethernet card which can only be
reconfigured with a DOS setup program, etc. Dpending on the number
of computers you have lying around. even a small (and legitimate)
MS-Windows system can sometimes be useful. (Sheesh, did I really write
More information about the Ukfreebsd