Dumb question (dual booting WinXP with FBSD on 2nd drive)

Jud judmarc at fastmail.fm
Sun May 2 18:53:51 PDT 2004

On Sun, 2 May 2004 18:58:51 -0400, Peters Micheal A Contr GSI/SCBN  
<Micheal.Peters at niagarafalls.af.mil> wrote:

> Actually at the moment I can boot to both, just not the I intended.   
> After
> trying to install the FreeBSD bootloader, and rebooting, I get nothing,  
> I go
> stright to windows (which, technicaly, is what is suppose to happen).  I  
> can
> not configure boot.ini to load the FreeBSD drive (though the FreeBSD
> bootloader) becouse I have nothing to point the ini file to (as per the
> instrctions in the Handbook).  Instead, what I have to do is on boot of  
> my
> PC go into BIOS, Select which drive I want to boot from, reboot and  
> there I
> go.  Now, recently I've discovered how to inturupt BIOS and get it to  
> ask me
> which drive I want to boot from, but it isn't windows XP boot loader  
> asking,
> nor is it FreeBSD, Its BIOS, with about 1.5 seconds to catch it before it
> boots from what ever the setting is at.

Have a look at <URL: http://gag.sourceforge.net/>, or if you would like to  
use Grub, it is available in the ports collection  


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