In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
Marcin Dzieciol <email@example.com> writes:
I believe it has something to do with my hd being 10Gig.
Pls assist. Thanks.
It has nothing to do with your hd size, make sure you have
LBA option enabled for your hd in your BIOS. Also go to :
I have the same problem on my HP xe3 laptop, though the bios
interface is so stupid I can’t tell or set just about anything
except the clock, and the URL didn’t prove any solutions, the
QNX knowledge base thing didn’t score any hits either.
NetBSD-current runs on the box just fine as it is, though
fdisk on netbsd produces the following values for the disk;
NetBSD disklabel disk geometry:
cylinders: 16383 heads: 16 sectors/track: 63 (1008 sectors/cylinder)
BIOS disk geometry:
cylinders: 1023 heads: 255 sectors/track:63 (16065 sectors/cylinder)
Does this mean LBA addressing is not used in BIOS, and thus
causes my agony?