Installing in cylinder in > 1024

Will Macdonald wfm at
Wed Mar 28 11:30:15 BST 2001


I have just joined the list. I am looking for a couple of quick answers.

On my laptop I have a 12GB hard disk. The first 4GB are used for a windows 
partition. I would like to install FreeBSD in the rest.

I have tried and failed a couple of time so far to get the boot loader 
working properly. From my research it looks like the bootloader still cannot 
handle booting from a partition above 1024. I know GRUB can do this. Is it 
possible to make freebsd use GRUB by default ? If not are there any other 
boot loaders people can recommend ?

I have also read that 4.3 will be released soon, does any one know when ??



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