MBR problem with FreeBSD 5.3 beta
jason at ec.rr.com
Sun Sep 5 22:51:30 PDT 2004
Pedro n/a wrote:
> In the first time I rebooted my computer, after I've finished the
> installation of this version, my motherboard started to beep and I
> didn't know what to do.
> After reseting the computer I realized that I could no longer "boot"
> my Windows. I did selected it from BootMng and it gave no response.
> Even though I tried to use FDISK /MBR to rewrite the MBR, all my
> effords were in vain and I couldn't start windows again.
> Recently I've reinstalled an old release version (trustworthy) but
> windows still unable to boot.
> Does anyone know anything that could be helpful?
> Thanks in advance,
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Can you boot freebsd? What was the beep code, you mb manual will tell
what it means. Sounds like a hardware problem with the beeping. Try
looking for a boot disk image online and boot windows from that. I have
5.3beta3 from yesterday, no problems.
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