Why does my 8.2-RC3 dvd1 boot DOS?

Polytropon freebsd at edvax.de
Sat Feb 5 02:08:53 UTC 2011

On Sat, 5 Feb 2011 01:05:14 +0000, Frank Shute <frank at shute.org.uk> wrote:
> Sometimes manufacturers ship PC-DOS on the HDD if the machine comes
> with "no OS"; maybe that's what you are seeing.

Or it could be part of a "service partition", a modern
means to get rid of installation media to be shipped
with PCs that come with an OEM provided OS.

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