Dual booting WinXP and FreeBSD - odd problem
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Sun Nov 2 23:21:06 PST 2003
Mike Maltese wrote:
> I've installed FreeBSD on a friend's box with a pre-existing Windows
> XP installation. This isn't the first time I've done this, my personal
> desktop machine is dual boot Win2K/FreeBSD, and there are no problems.
> On to the problem...the machine starts up normally and the FreeBSD
> boot manager presents my boot options (F1 - ??, F2 - FreeBSD). When I
> press F2 to select FreeBSD, the machine just beeps at me. Pressing F1
> boots XP with no problems. The only thing that I can think of is that
> the boot sector of the FreeBSD slice isn't where it's supposed to be,
> but beyond that I'm stumped. Anyone have a suggestion as to what may
> be causing this and how I might remedy it?
> TIA, Mike
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Do you have WinXP and FreeBSD on the same disc or on two separate discs?
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