configuring the freebsd boot manager
misha_78 at hotmail.com
Sun Mar 29 18:28:40 PDT 2009
> Hi everyone,
> I am having some problems understanding how the freebsd boot manager
> works. I have installed FreeBSD and Linux on the same laptop HD and want
> to be able to select which one to boot when the computer starts. I
> installed the bootmanager to to the MBR during installation and when I
> boot the laptop I am presented with four choices;
> F1 - FreeBSD
> F2 - Linux
> F3 - ???
> F4 - Linux
> but I am only able to select F1, F2-F3 only make the laptop beep and
> doesnt load anything. The way I have set up the HD is for Partition 1 to
> be a FreeBSD Slice, Partition 2 the Linux / Partition 3 is Linux swap
> and Partition 4 is Linux /home. Any help would be great
This is a silly question, actually: do you have LILO installed on your Linux boot partition?
I have BootEasy on the MBR, and LILO on Linux boot, and it works just fine. Also:
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