Dualboot Ntloader "invalid slice"
kstewart at owt.com
Sat Oct 21 18:35:18 UTC 2006
On Saturday 21 October 2006 11:19, Laurens Timmermans wrote:
> Kent Stewart schreef:
> > On Saturday 21 October 2006 09:07, Laurens Timmermans wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >> I am trying to get a double boot system on my laptop with FreeBSD
> >> and Windows XP. I have tried this before using NTLOADER on my
> >> desktop-pc (by following the directions in the faq) and it works
> >> like a charm, but not on my laptop...
> >> I installed FreeBSD, copied /boot/boot1 to a usb-stick, set my
> >> windows-slice active and added a freebsd-entry to my boot.ini.
> >> When i boot i get the ntloader-menu, it boots xp just fine but
> >> when i choose FreeBSD i get "invalid slice". I can get back into
> >> my freebsd-install by setting it's slice active again (using
> >> boot/rescue-cd). I am using FreeBSD 6.2-beta2 (because of support
> >> for my pentium M). My disk looks as following:
> >> -ad0s1 = dell recovery-partition
> >> -ad0s2 = NTFS (windows xp)
> >> -ad0s3 = FreeBSD
> >> from fstab:
> >> +ad0s3b = swap
> >> +ad0s3a = /
> >> +ad0s3e = /tmp
> >> +ad0s3f = /usr
> >> +ad0s3d = /var
> >> How can i get this to work using ntloader ?
> > That is very similar to what I am using right now on this computer
> > and 3 others. What does your boot.ini look like.
> > Kent
> My boot.ini looks like this:
> [boot loader]
> [operating systems]
> multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP
> Professinal" /noexecute=optin /fastdetect
The only difference is I called it bootsect.bsd to make it look like
everything else. Could you have somehow copied it badly. I always have
a machine running and did a binary ftp to the local machine and then
renamed to to the *.bsd.
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