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SubjectRe: over 5Gb missing from a 13.5Gb disk
> On a related topic , what other parts of the BIOS are being
> used or depended on by the linux kernel ?

I would have to guess the floppy drives. I'm not sure, but I don't believe
there's any way to probe to see if a floppy is actually installed as fd0 or
fd1 (or higher). Not to meantion figuring out what type (hd/dd 3.5/5.25)

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