what 3rd party boot mgr is required to boot multiple freebsd versions?

Karl Denninger karl at denninger.net
Mon Mar 16 22:24:35 UTC 2020

On 3/16/2020 17:23, Chris wrote:
> I'm attempting to boot multiple versions of FreeBSD.
> I started with an install of older 11 with a (u)efi
> boot partition installed. I then grabbed an current 11
> usbstick, and installed that. Which stated it needed to
> install a (u)efi boot partition. I let it do it. But the
> new (additional) install doesn't show up at boot. Altho
> my UEFI BIOS sees it.
> I guess there are just too many uefi bios versions,
> and too many changes in the FreeBSD uefi boot code
> to expect consistent results over the long haul.
> Should I just convert the 1st efi (GPT) boot partition
> to a PMBR, and delete the second efi partition. Or is
> there a recommended bootmanager I can use to boot multiple
> versions of FreeBSD? Windows?
> Thank you!
> --Chris
Refind perhaps?

Karl Denninger
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