FBSD boot loader?

Jerry McAllister jerrymc at clunix.cl.msu.edu
Thu Jan 13 07:01:29 PST 2005

> Is there a 1024 cylinder limit on the first slice for a dual boot
> PC system using the FBSD boot loader?
> I presume there is, but I couldn't find it in the handbook. Maybe I
> missed it.

Not if you have a reasonably recent BIOS.
FreeBSD can handle it just fine as long as the BIOS can deal with
it to get started.

This is a question handled often and I believe there is a FAQ on it
that can explain it much better than I can.


>         Thanks,
>         John
> -- 
> John Conover, conover at rahul.net, http://www.johncon.com/

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