I can not boot my FreeBSD-5.2 partition, please help

John Baldwin jhb at FreeBSD.org
Fri Jan 16 14:33:36 PST 2004

On Friday 16 January 2004 05:17 pm, Dag-Erling Smørgrav wrote:
> John Baldwin <jhb at FreeBSD.org> writes:
> > You need to enable packet mode in boot0 for it to work.
> I think the problem here is that his BIOS doesn't support packet mode.

If his BIOS sees that the disk is larger than 540 mb, it supports packet mode.  
Anything that supports 'LBA' mode supports packet mode (that's what it is).  
Everything post 1994 supports LBA aka packet mode.  I think a PPro 200 is 
probably 1995 or later. :)

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