FreeBSD loader and Linux

Jud judmarc at
Mon Aug 11 16:54:06 PDT 2003

On Mon, 11 Aug 2003 17:40:57 +0100, Matt Heath <matt at> 

>> No, that's correct. You must install either LILO or GRUB in your Linux 
>> partition.
>> (Side note: I have two hard drives -- ad0 has linux (from scratch) and 
>> ad2 has FBSD 5.0.
>> I made ad2 dangerously-dedicated (silly me!) so neither GRUB nor LILO 
>> will work in ad0.
>> So I had to make a boot floppy.)

Smart Boot Manager and other loaders will need Lilo or Grub installed in 
the Linux kernel partition if not in the MBR.


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