Dual booting WinXP and FreeBSD - odd problem
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Mon Nov 3 21:05:13 PST 2003
Mike Maltese wrote:
>> 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!
> Thanks, Mike
Shot in the dark ( well, kinda ). Did you set the FreeBSD partition to
be bootable when you created it ( the S option in the FDISKPartition
What does your partition scheme look like? ( More specific that ad0s1 &
( hmm, maybe I'll put some more useless parens in here () () () )
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