Dualbooting STABLE & CURRENT
dwhite at gumbysoft.com
Sat Nov 1 20:21:52 PST 2003
On Sat, 1 Nov 2003, Steve Wingate wrote:
> > "Nothing happens" probably means "its beeping but I can't hear it" :)
> > If that happens, its because boot0 and the BIOS can't figure out how to
> > reach the partition, generally because the geometry is wrong. Try zeroing
> > off the front end of the disk, partitioning it with DOS FDISK, then put
> > FreeBSD on it.
> I don't like the sound of that. I'll just stick with STABLE until 5.x is
> really ready.
-STABLE will have the same problem since its in boot0 and the BIOS, not
the OS on the partition its trying to boot.
Doug White | FreeBSD: The Power to Serve
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