win 7 dual boot

Jack L. xxjack12xx at
Wed Oct 28 02:40:24 UTC 2009

I was able to dual boot win7 and freebsd 8 without any problem, just
installed windows first and installed freebsd with the freebsd boot
manager and it said F1 windows and the rest are FreeBSD

On Tue, Oct 27, 2009 at 7:11 PM, Aryeh M. Friedman
<aryeh.friedman at> wrote:
> I am about to go out and buy windows 7 to replace my vista partition... when
> I installed vista I had to  do some  boot manager tricks (both before and
> after install)... namely I had to allow windows to nuke my mbr then use
> EasyBCD to remake it in such a way that vista would still find it's "magic"
> bytes in the mbr... does anyone know if win 7 has any similar issues and/or
> any other weirdness in reguards to dual booting?
> Completely side question I use sysutils/fusefs-ntfs to mount my vista
> partition do I need to change anything in my /etc/rc.d/* hierachy and/or
> /etc/fstab  after installing win 7 (I use a direct call to ntfs-3g instead
> of via the mount patch [which doesn't work on 8.0-XXX it seems {I am on RC2
> right now}]?
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