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Re: 1024 cylinder
Before you get mocked more by people on this list.
I would suggest finding out what the limit is truly for.
Because it has nothing what so ever to do with the Operating System
outside of where to stick the boot partition.
The 1024 limit is a BIO's issue on motherboards older then 1994.
All of that has been gotten around in new PC's with what's called
LBA(logical block addressing)
a system of using real sector numbers instead of Cyl/Sec/Head Number.
All in all it's a who cares issue unless you are using hardware older then
1994, but even
then it's not a issue, just means you have to put the bootable partition
within the first
512 megs of the hard drive, no issue really unless you are Quad booting or
People here are right to tell you to RTFM but I'm the kinda guy who likes to
answer apposed to a "I'm greater then you" attitude and "look it up your own
damn self" attitude
You just have to be willing to be looked at like a idiot for not checking
the man's in the first place
but sooner or later that will be second nature to you, and sometimes it's
nice to just ask and see
what people say, even though you might already know the answer.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Vlad Berliba" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Wednesday, June 19, 2002 12:01 PM
Subject: 1024 cylinder
> Is there any 1024 cylinder limit for OpenBSD? The howto says it is
> but I wanna know if it is relevant.