WIN2000 & FreeBSD
judmarc at fastmail.fm
Sun Jun 29 08:18:40 PDT 2003
On Sun, 29 Jun 2003 14:11:13 +0200 (CEST), P. U. Kruppa <root at pukruppa.de>
> On Sun, 29 Jun 2003, Quinn Ellis wrote:
>> At 11:06 PM 28/06/2003 +0400, you wrote:
>> >How can I install WIN2000 and FreeBSD on one machine. The reason is in
>> >this: the FreeBSD loader cannot see WIN2000 fs, and WIN 2000 loader
>> >see FreEBSD fs. If you can, send me your reply in russian :)
>> Firstly, freebsd can see NTFS, but not write to it.
>> You need to partition up your hard drive, 1 for windows, and several for
>> FreeBSD (Read more in the Handbook).
>> I have them on two seperate hard disks, and use the 'gag' bootloader on
>> primary drive, with windows 2000, which will reconises both partitions
>> loads the appropriate one.
> FreeBSD's bootmanager can boot both win2000 and FreeBSD.
> You only have to install in on the master boot record (MBR) - the
> installation menu will ask for it.
Apologies for my lack of Russian.
Win2000's bootloader can boot FreeBSD, and FreeBSD's bootloader can boot
Win2000. See <URL: http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-
1/books/faq/disks.html#NT-BOOTLOADER> and <URL:
steps.html>, section 2.5.4.
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