booteasy / syslog
y2kbug at ms25.hinet.net
Wed Jun 4 19:53:32 PDT 2003
On Thu, 5 Jun 2003 00:31:03 +0100
Matthew Ryan <matt at overdose.com> wrote:
> Hi there,
> Does anybody know how i can configure booteasy not to remember the last
> choice i made. I would like it to default to one particular boot (XP in
> fact), so that my 5 year old does not occasionally find himself looking
> at a FreeBSD login prompt.
> Failing that, can anyone recommend an alternative boot manager.
GRUB is good. A very informative article about GRUB can be found here:
If you decide to use GRUB, you'll need a few lines in /boot/grub/menu.lst to load FBSD - the following is what I have:
Obviously, the second line will vary depending on which partition you've installed FBSD.
And if you've got Windows on the first partition:
I suggest you download the GRUB boot floppy and experiment with that before deciding if you want to install it to your MBR.
hope this helps,
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