formatting disk for FreeBSD : Detecting IDE Primary Master ... [Press F4 to skip]

Wojciech Puchar wojtek at
Sun Jan 27 00:16:05 PST 2008

> In any case, I suppose the OP could just use a floppy
> boot disk, like slackware's:
> Which should bypass any (most) moronic bioses.
any. i use bootable CD for this. very easy to create, and you can fit 
whole /boot easily.
FreeBSD can use any IDE drive on any IDE controller, including 500GB drive 
on ISA 486, that's all just BIOS problems.

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