dual boot; Linux, FreeBSD

Hunter Fuller hackmiester at hackmiester.com
Sat Jun 10 01:49:05 UTC 2006

Grub does well for me. Set it up for Linux and then set it up for  
BSD, making sure the UFS driver's in there. Here's my command-list  
for booting FBSD.

root (hd0,0,a)
kernel /boot/loader

I might have the spacing wrong, I'm doing it from memory, but the  
data's all there.

On  10 Jun 2006, at 1:26 AM, jekillen wrote:

> Hello;
> If I want to set up a dual boot of either Linux or FreeBSD, what is  
> the best way to go about it?
> Use Lilo, grub, or does FreeBSD have a boot loader that it likes  
> better and Linux won't object to?
> i'm planning on using Debian on a separate bootable hard drive. I  
> have to get more info on what
> version of Debian I will use. FreeBSD is version 6.0 release. It  
> works great, has little quirks here
> and there but are negligible, Xwindow screen saver daemon won't  
> run, but that's ok because
> mostly I shut the monitor off when not using the system. Gnome  
> throws up a dialog every
> time it starts stating that a panel is already running. Once it  
> kept presenting the same dialog
> several times before it was satisfied that I got the message.  
> Monitor works great without any
> intervention from me. I sure is nice to have a computer system that  
> just runs and runs and
> I don't have to do finger nail biting trying to stay ahead of crashes.
> Thanks in advance:
> JK
> _______________________________________________
> freebsd-questions at freebsd.org mailing list
> http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions
> To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions- 
> unsubscribe at freebsd.org"

More information about the freebsd-questions mailing list