4.9-RELEASE + XP Pro problem
jerrymc at clunix.cl.msu.edu
Fri Feb 20 12:43:17 PST 2004
> > I'm having a hell of a time getting XP Pro and 4.9 on the
> > same drive. I've tried various ways to get them to co-exist
> > to no avail. Here's what I'm trying to accomplish;
> > 30 GB HD total
> > First 24 GB = XP
> > Last 6 GB = 4.9
> > Installed XP first, then 4.9, said NONE at the boot menu
> > during install.
> > Went to reboot and bsd had taken over either the boot sector
> > or the mbr.
> > Tried xp recovery console, fixmbr, fixboot, nothing worked,
> > bsd continues to boot up by default.
> > What I want is to have the nt boot loader give the choice to
> > boot into bsd by using the boot1 -> bootsect.bsd method in boot.ini.
> > What I'm I doing wrong here?
> I just did a dual boot setup with XP and 5.2.
> I chose none intentionally, installed FreeBSD, then as I was rebooting, put
> in my GAG disk and installed GAG as my boot loader. It found both my
> FreeBSD partition and my XP partitions. I set it up, and I can safely boot
> into either o/s fairly easily.
> Gag is available on sourceforge.
If you want to use Gag, that's fine. It isn't necessary
if you don't mind limited labeling in the Boot Manager prompts.
That works fine too.
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