boot0 loader minor problems

Glen Barber glen.j.barber at
Tue Dec 23 22:51:24 UTC 2008

On Tue, Dec 23, 2008 at 5:47 PM, EforeZZ <eforezz at> wrote:
> Hello,
> I have a minor problem with boot0 loader on Acer Extensa 5220.
> I have four slices: FreeBSD, Windows, FreeBSD, FreeBSD.
> The problem is that sometimes boot0 code loads OS from active
> partition no matter which of F[1-4] I press. Sometimes boot0 code
> starts loading OS from the default slice and gives me no chances to
> select the slice to boot from (I have ticks=12000!)
> Should it be a problem with my buggy BIOS?

Or a corrupt bootsector.  One way to test if it is hardware/software
related would be to install sysutils/grub

Glen Barber

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