bios hard drive limitations

  karmgord 20:44 23 Oct 2003
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Are the bios harddrive size limitations restricted to the onboard ide controllers? could you bypass this by disabling the onboard ide and running an upto date (promise)pci ide controller ?
would these limitations affect a bootable scsi card?

  Rtus 21:02 23 Oct 2003

There are ways around the bios limitations as reguards size limitations , Overlay software being one of them ( available from Hard drive makers web site)and its free..the promise pci ide controller & software can also be used

  Rtus 21:05 23 Oct 2003

sorry missed the scussi card bit (brain slower than me typin fingers tonight) Can I ask which O/S your using..

  karmgord 19:33 24 Oct 2003

win 98se

  Rtus 20:48 24 Oct 2003

you should have any real problems with the scussi card in W98 bearing in mind you can post here for help if needed..

  Rtus 20:49 24 Oct 2003

should should READ Shouldnt...Its that bally MS nickin the NT again

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