Dualbooting STABLE & CURRENT

Sham Khalil ksham at pd.jaring.my
Sat Nov 1 15:31:20 PST 2003

On Sat, 1 Nov 2003, Steve Wingate wrote:

> I need some help dual booting STABLE & CURRENT. I have two SCSI disks
> with:
> STABLE taking the entire first disk (works fine)
> CURRENT taking the first 1/3 of the second disk and
> backup data taking the remaining 2/3 of the second disk.
> I have installed CURRENT (at least 8 times) but I cannot get it to boot.
> Choosing F1 on booteasy boots STABLE. Choosing F5 boots nothing but it
> then shows an F2 entry for FreeBSD. I choose F2 and nothing happens. I
> have tried boot easy on the first disk, the second disk, both disks and
> nothing seems to work. I have tried making both slices making bootable and
> every possible derivative I can think of. What am I missing here?

Try to install booteasy from STABLE, only from STABLE, to both
harddisk. don't install booteasy when install CURRENT
or try to recover boot easy from STABLE on the second hardisk  as
described in the handbook
it works for me

sham khalil

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