Correct step for setting up MBR on a windows drive?

Alex Zbyslaw xfb52 at
Tue Jun 21 10:05:25 GMT 2005

Mac Mason wrote:

>I've got a machine with FreeBSD on it. Recently, I added another drive,
>on which I put Windows. Given that I don't really trust the Windows
>install program with my MBR, I unplugged the FreeBSD drive during the
>Now, the FreeBSD bootloader can't load windows; if I unplug the FreeBSD
>drive again, windows boots up happily, but I don't much like the idea of
>un-plugging and re-plugging drives to make things work. 
You need to write the FreeBSD loader onto your windows disk.  I posted 
instructions about how to do that yesterday.


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