[syslinux] Old BIOS with hard disk limits

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Fri Jun 10 08:17:22 PDT 2005

Mario Stadlhofer wrote:
> Hi,
> does syslinux break the limits of old BIOS with int13 only (max 500mb HD)?
> Do it support extended int13?

Old INT 13h is limited to 8 GB, not 500 MB.  Anyway, yes, it does, for 
syslinux 3.xx.  Some people have reported problems which may relate to 
this code on some BIOSes, though.


More information about the Syslinux mailing list