Dual booting WinXP and FreeBSD - odd problem
Ruben de Groot
mail25 at bzerk.org
Mon Nov 3 01:25:06 PST 2003
On Sun, Nov 02, 2003 at 11:38:03PM -0800, Mike Maltese typed:
> >Hi Mike,
> >Do you have WinXP and FreeBSD on the same disc or on two separate discs?
> 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!
Just a shot in the dark, but is your disk configured as a "dynamic disk"
> Thanks, Mike
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