New to Free BSD.

Nik Clayton nik at freebsd.org
Fri Feb 9 19:33:05 GMT 2001


On Fri, Feb 09, 2001 at 07:14:48PM +0000, Josef Karthauser wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 09, 2001 at 05:18:35PM +0000, Jason Corcoran wrote:
> > Hi there,
> > 
> > I have been using Linux for over a year now and have decided to give Free BSD 
> > ago. 
> > 
> > I have a machine with SuSE 6.4 & windows 98 SE on a 20 GB hard drive. Is 
> > there any limitations such as the 1024 cylinder limitation for Lilo, for Free 
> > BSD ?
> 
> Yes, this limit is a BIOS limit AFAIK, not an O/S limit.  In that
> respect I would expect the same to be true for FreeBSD as it is for
> Linux.

Not in -current any more, I think.  jhb fixed this in boot0 on the 12th
July last year (caveat, pre-1995 BIOS' might still have problems).

N
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