cannot boot freebsd

Warren Block wblock at
Thu Nov 12 00:27:52 UTC 2009

On Wed, 11 Nov 2009, Jerry McAllister wrote:
> I have heard some complaints about MS-Vista and having to do some
> other monkeying around to get an MBR to handle it correctly, but I
> don't know details and I do not (lucky me) have any Vista machines
> to joust with.

EasyBCD from is an easy and free way to do this.  Install 
Vista, install FreeBSD in another slice/primary partition but leave the 
MBR alone, then install and use EasyBCD from Vista to set booting 
options.  On boot, the machine shows a menu similar to but fancier than 
FreeBSD's boot0.

-Warren Block * Rapid City, South Dakota USA

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