removing freebsd bootloader

Emanuel Strobl Emanuel.strobl at
Thu Jun 23 17:31:35 GMT 2005

Am Donnerstag, 23. Juni 2005 19:25 schrieb Paulo Roberto:
> Hello,
> How do I remove the FreeBSD bootloader from the MBR without touching
> the slices?

Without warranty, but fdisk -B should do the trick. I think it keeps the 
partition table and replaces the boot code of the MBR. Make sure the XP 
slice is marked active, and copy the fdisk output so you can restore it if 
anything goes wrong.


> I do have an active WinXP primary slice that I would like to boot from
> directly.
> thank you,
> Paulo
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