[rescue] Sun Kit Needed for EE Student Here

der Mouse mouse at Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA
Wed May 3 16:20:32 CDT 2006

>> I have a disk that won't work with that machine without careful
>> setup.  I have to explicitly tell the BIOS there is nothing there;
>> if I let the BIOS touch that drive at all, the BIOS wedges.  But if
>> I tell the BIOS there's nothing there and boot from somewhere else,
>> the kernel finds it fine and everything works.  Annoying.
> Sounds like the BIOS doesn't support some of the newer LBA addressing
> modes.

It is not an LBA48 issue; all the disks involved are well under 128G.
Or is that not the issue you had in mind?

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