adding a linux boot option

P.U.Kruppa ulrich at
Fri Oct 6 22:00:56 PDT 2006

On Fri, 6 Oct 2006, Jonathan Horne wrote:

> i have a system with 2 disks (ad0 and ad1), with ad1 having a recent suse
> linux install, and ad0 is a standard freebsd install.  i must have made a
> mistake when i installed the suse, as i overwrote my freebsd bootloader and
> only had option to boot suse.
> so i then reinstalled freebsd, and i again must have made another mistake, as
> the freebsd loader only shows F1 for Freebsd, and nothing else (well, F5 for
> drive 1, but that does nothing usable right now).
> is there an easy way i can add an option to boot the OS located at /dev/ad1s2?
Depends on what went wrong!?!
A very simple solution could be to install a boot manager like 
At least - since this is a small download and a quick install - I 
would try it, before I did any further reading of fine manuals 


> cheers,
> jonathan
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Peter Ulrich Kruppa

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