freebsd bootmanager reboots immidiatly

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at
Tue Nov 25 05:51:00 PST 2003

"mikael backman" <mback99 at> writes:

> Hello.
> I am a newbie
> I installed FreeBSD 4.9 release to dualboot with
> winXP. All went well untill it was time to finish the installation and reboot. I got the options
> F1 ??
> F2 winxp
> F3 Freebsd
> on the screen.
> When I press F2 winxp is booted fine. But when I press F3
> the computer just reboots again and again :-(
> No message from the kernel or anything,it just reboots.
> How can I fix this?

Sounds like the boot blocks didn't get written to that partition.  
Maybe you failed to "write" the partitions out after setting them 
up during the install?

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