Dual boot FreeBSD(6.2) / Current ?
mr.hyro at gmail.com
Fri Jul 13 15:28:42 UTC 2007
On 7/13/07, CyberLeo Kitsana <cyberleo at cyberleo.net> wrote:
> Patrick Lamaiziere wrote:
> > Hello,
> > How to make a dual boot with Stable and Current ? The FreeBSD loader
> > always uses the bsd partition 'a' to load the kernel. So i always boot
> > 6.2.
> > My main boot loader is Gag.
> Perhaps install the depeendant filesystems (/, /var, /usr) for the two
> versions each in their own slices, and share independant filesystems
> (/tmp, /home) from a third slice?
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When I tried to dual-boot FreeBSD and PC-BSD I noticed that FreeBSD
loader always loads the first A5 slice it can find. I used GRUB to
change the type of the slice I didn't need to something else (for
example, A6, unless you have OpenBSD installed :-)). If Gag can do it
too, it could help.
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