freebsd along with debian

Umut Tabak u.tabak at
Fri Aug 6 11:19:41 UTC 2010

On 08/06/2010 12:48 PM, me wrote:
> and you have a free primary partition lying around then you can 
> install FreeBSD normally using the free primary partition as your BSD 
> slice and making BSD partitions over it.
> When FreeBSD ask you about Bootloader chose to leave the MBR untouched.
> Once FreeBSD is installed you can boot into Debian and add FreeBSD 
> entry in grub's config file.
> Next time you reboot you should get option to boot in Debian or 
> FreeBSD right from GRUB.
Yep, I have Debian installed already, and on my new AMD powered desktop, 
I have an unformatted partition which I left for FreeBsd, so it seems 
straight forward(I was guessing this but wanted to consult again to be 
sure.), I should read a bit more and then give that a try.

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