installing linux after freebsd (multi-boot)

Christian Walther cptsalek at
Sun Dec 30 08:49:23 PST 2007

Hi there,

On 30/12/2007, अनुज <anujhere at> wrote:
> Hello ,
> I have freebsd6.2 installed with Fedora core 7 and rhe4.
> I am installing rhel5 , when linux installation process starts I get an
> error of /dev/hdc1 busy , can not report to kernel about partition
> layout. In the past I installed linux then FreeBSD.
> Is there some method that rhel5 installation can skip /dev/hdc1
> (freebsd slice) ? saving my freebsd installation

Do you want to install rhel5 on a different disk than your FreeBSD
installation is located on? In this case I would just remove the disk
(unplug the cable) during the installation.


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