Dual booting WinXP and FreeBSD - odd problem

Mike Maltese mike at pcmedx.com
Sun Nov 2 23:38:07 PST 2003

> Hi Mike,
> Do you have WinXP and FreeBSD on the same disc or on two separate discs?
> Thanatos

Same physical disk. Windoze is on ad0s1 and FBSD is on ad0s2. At the 
moment I'm looking into restoring XP's MBR and then utilizing it's boot 
manager by copying the FreeBSD boot blocks. I know this can be done with 
Linux, we'll see about FreeBSD. =) I can't believe this isn't working, 
I've had great success in the past with dual-booting. The mainboard is a 
Shuttle AK12 and I just flashed the BIOS to the latest version. It's not 
the newest board, so I'm wondering if I'm running into the 1024 cylinder 
limit thing.

Help me out here guys, I'm trying to make a convert out of my friend!

Thanks, Mike

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