FreeBSD, 160GB HD, and a Bios limitation

RW fbsd06 at
Mon Nov 19 05:07:07 PST 2007

On Mon, 19 Nov 2007 02:27:58 -0700 (MST)
Christoper Tucker <tucker at> wrote:

> Hi there
> I have a 600mhz PIII computer with an older BIOS that will not
> recognize my 160GB new HD that I installed for use with FreeBSD.
> I can install FBSD if I limit the drive to 32GB, but before I settle
> with that, is there a way I can access the entire drive 

Have you tried and failed to install FreeBSD?  

Normally the limititation is just that the root partition must be within
the area that the bios can see. 

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