[Techtalk] FreeBSD on ancient Pentium BIOS upgrade question

Robyn rob_39 at bigpond.com
Fri Apr 7 19:03:18 EST 2006

On Thu, 2006-04-06 at 14:01 -0400, Amanda Babcock Furrow wrote:
> I have a FreeBSD machine running on a generic reseller's Pentium (no 
> roman numerals after that) dating to 1998 or so.  (The motherboard "manual"
> (leaflet) is around here somewhere but not located at the moment.)  I 
> needed more disk space (was on 3.2 GB) so I can ignore my email for 3-6 
> months (baby coming!)  So I got a new 120GB disk.

Hi Amanda

Check the website for the hard drive manufacturer and get the software
that 'tricks' the computer into being able to use the drive. It used to
be called Disk Manager and it used to work with Linux. Not sure where
it's at now but it wont kill your hard drive.


    /\/_/   A life? Sounds great!
    \/_/    Do you know where I could download one?

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