After Install -- Where is FreeBSD?

Eric Anderson anderson at
Mon Jun 20 17:29:56 GMT 2005

Benjamin Sher wrote:
> Dear friends:
> Well, the good news is that my first install of FreeBSD went
> perfectly. I selected ALL for installation of ports and packages so
> it took a good hour to install everything from my two CD's. And some
> of the packages encountered an error and could not be installed (they
> told me to look in the debugger for details).
> Windows XP came through completely unscathed and in perfect working
> order on my first primary HD.
> All that's missing now is FreeBSD. After completing my install, I
> exited. FreeBSD exited normally, then rebooted. But no sign of
> FreeBSD. Instead, Windows came up. I do recall choosing to have a
> boot manager but never actually saw the screen and boot-up options.
> So, I went back into Free BSD by switching back to the CD in my Bios,
> but that's as far as I dare go on my own. What should I do? Am I
> missing something?

Just letting you know that this is probably best suited to the 
freebsd-questions mailing list.


Eric Anderson        Sr. Systems Administrator        Centaur Technology
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