FreeBSD, Ubuntu and Win XP on one system

perryh at perryh at
Tue Aug 12 03:13:33 UTC 2008

> I recommend installing FreeBSD first, then Windows and then
> Ubuntu ...

Unless something has changed since the last time I was messing with
this sort of thing, one hazard of installing a Linux last is that
there may by then be no space left for the /boot partition, which
has to be below cylinder 1024 to be accessible by BIOS.  One might
want to allocate what will become /boot as early in the process as

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