Changing Boot Loader

Kevin Kinsey kdk at
Mon Mar 5 23:10:17 UTC 2007

Vince wrote:
> Tom Marchand wrote:
>> Is there anyway to install a new boot loader without having to perform 
>> a complete reinstall?
>> _
> Have a read though the man page for boot0cfg if you want to reinstall 
> the freebsd bootloader, otherwise you can install grub from ports.
> Vince

or GAG (ports/sysutils/gag).
possibly extipl (ports/sysutils/extipl).

Have used gag, worked fine here on 6.1 and older PII based system (from 
the 750 MHz era) with typical IDE/pATA disk.

No experience with the latter.

Kevin Kinsey

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