I need help!!

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at be-well.ilk.org
Sun Dec 5 09:13:33 PST 2004

"Walt Haynes" <whaynes at ptd.net> writes:

>     I need help installing FreeBSD 5.3 as the second OS on my
>     workstation. I have a 501 Mhz Pentium processor with Windows XP
>     Professional and a 28Ghz hard drive that's divided into four
>     equal sized primary partitions. I also have boot manager Boot-US
>     2.0.6 installed. How do I Install FreeBSD 5.3 into another of
>     the primary partitions ? I have the I386 boot only disk and I386
>     - disks 1 and 2. I also have four primary partitions defined and
>     two of them are available to receive the FreeBSD code.

Sounds like a perfectly normal installation scenario; just look over
the installation directions at http://www.freebsd.org/ and boot up the
"Disk 1" CD.  Just make sure not to tell it to install a new boot

Lowell Gilbert, embedded/networking software engineer, Boston area

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