Problems setting up dual-boot

Jud judmarc at
Sun Apr 27 11:45:42 PDT 2003

On 26 Apr 2003 15:17:34 -0400, Adam <blueeskimo at> wrote:

> On Sat, 2003-04-26 at 13:19, Joshua Oreman wrote:
>> No, that's not it.
>> To *install* boot0 (if it's not installed already) you have to have the - 
>> B
>> option. For example:
>> # boot0cfg -B ad0
> Yeah, this is exactly what I did the first time. This installed boot0 on
> ad0, and when I boot to this disk I got 2 boot options.
> 1) ???
> 2) Drive 1
> If I select 1, it goes into Windows. If I select 2, it reboots. This is
> where I got stumped.
> I'm planning on attempting grub tonight. I am hoping that fixes all
> these weird problems.

I know there's more to the story, but just to point out that if you install 
the bootloader, boot0, on ad0 (your Win disk) and don't go on to install it 
on ad3 (your FreeBSD disk) as well, then booting Win only is exactly the 
result one would expect.


P.S.  Hope grub worked out for you.

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