dual boot; Linux, FreeBSD
julien_chaffraix at yahoo.fr
Sat Jun 10 16:34:39 UTC 2006
I have made the same configuration (Debian and FreeBSD). I used Grub and
it works very well, here is the entry in menu.lst:
(It is strange that the entry is not the same as the previous answer !?)
I also implemented the swap 's sharing as it is presented in the
(http://www.faqs.org/docs/Linux-mini/Linux+FreeBSD.html). The howto is a
bit old but you can follow it.
Hunter Fuller wrote:
> 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:
>> 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:
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