How do I re-format 'dangerously dedicated' drive?

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at
Mon Nov 21 00:26:35 GMT 2005

Jonathon McKitrick <jcm at> writes:

> I don't have an MS-DOS floppy, and I think my CDROM isn't booting because the
> HD is 'dangerously dedicated,' even though it is a bootable CD and the BIOS is
> set to boot it first.

That wouldn't be relevant.  The BIOS is lying to you, or isn't capable
of booting this particular CD.

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