Boot Loader

Choy Kho Yee khoyee at
Tue Nov 2 19:49:20 PST 2004

On 2004/11/03, at 11:17, Andrew Smith wrote:

> I'm trying to get Windows XP and FreeBSD 4.10 to dual boot.
> So I installed XP, and then FreeBSD, with the Boot Manager.
> Rebooted and I get the FreeBSD boot manager.  When I hit F2, FreeBSD  
> loads without problems.  However when I hit F1, the computer just  
> beeps at me.
> So I installed GRUB from the ports 0.94.  I was able to manually boot  
> BSD with GRUB, but I could not figure out how to get XP to boot, it  
> didn't recognize the partition which XP was installed when I would do  
> a "root (hd0,0)".

This example gives you hints on booting various OS with GRUB. Have a  

Choy Kho Yee

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