unable to use BOOT EASY to boot linux
jerrymc at clunix.cl.msu.edu
Wed Apr 7 14:57:16 PDT 2004
> I had this issue between linux and windows and I had to install Lilo on the
> first disk only because bios is giving the hand to the first disk and from
> there you can setup your boot loader to recognize all systems available and
> where they are.
> I am not a specialist there, I just tell you what worked for me and what was
> the explanation given to me.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Tadimeti Keshav" <keshav_tadimeti at yahoo.co.uk>
> To: <freebsd-questions at freebsd.org>; <freebsd-newbies at freebsd.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, April 07, 2004 11:21 PM
> Subject: unable to use BOOT EASY to boot linux
> > hi all.
> > I added a 2 GB linux disk as a slave and installed
> > Mandrake Linux with LILO on the root partition of
> > linux.
> > I am trying configure Boot Easy to boot linux.
> > Since FreeBSD occupies all of the 1st HD, should I
> > install a STANDARD boot loader on first or on both
> > Hard disks.
If I understand what you are asking - FreeBSD on disk0 and Linux
on disk1, then you need to install an MBR and a standard book
sector on disk 0.
> > thx
> > =====
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