booteasy and GPT

Kevin Oberman kob6558 at
Sat Jul 30 16:03:23 UTC 2011

I have just created my first GPT structured FreeBSD system and it's
all working fine, but I
don't have any ability to allow me to select booting from another
partition or drive. I boot
the systems and the FreeBSD just boots with o option to boot from another disk.

I have /boot/pmbr loaded into the PMBR and gptboot into the
freebsd-boot partition. I'll
admit that I did this by rote and don't entirely understand how these
two files interact with
the UEFI BIOS to get the loader started. I have two disks and the
other has both an added
FreeBSD system (so I can start playing with 9-current) and Windows 7.

Is it possible to build a "custom" booteasy boot system with boot0cfg
or some other tool so
I can select the "other disk", which is sliced in the traditional fashion?

R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer - Retired
E-mail: kob6558 at

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