is this booting info correct?

Michael Powell nightrecon at
Thu Dec 17 08:57:53 UTC 2009

Fbsd1 wrote:

> The number of hard drive primary-partitions/slices is determined by the
> motherboard BIOS (Basic input output system), not the operating system.
> Standard motherboard BIOS limits hard-drives to 4 main divisions

Not quite true. The only thing contained within the BIOS is an instruction 
to jump to sector 0 of track 0 after a successful POST. 


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