FreeBSD, Ubuntu and Win XP on one system

Mike Clarke jmc-freebsd2 at
Thu Aug 14 16:24:27 UTC 2008

On Monday 11 August 2008, Jason W. Morgan wrote:

> it seems that
> each time Ubuntu decides it needs to perform a significant update, it
> replaces the GRUB config with the default, making FreeBSD once again
> inaccessible. There is probably a way to prevent this, but I never
> got around to investigating it.

I'd be inclined to install GRUB on FreeBSD from ports and remove it from 
the Ubuntu system. FreeBSD won't mess with your GRUB config files.

Mike Clarke

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