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?
> >
> >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!

Just a shot in the dark, but is your disk configured as a "dynamic disk"
in XP?

> Thanks, Mike
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