CRUX and FREE BSD
Julian H. Stacey
jhs at berklix.com
Thu May 26 00:46:02 UTC 2011
Jerry McAllister wrote:
> On Wed, May 25, 2011 at 07:45:38PM +0200, Julian H. Stacey wrote:
> > Hi Ramu cc questions@
> > > > I have to make CRUX and FREE BSD dual boot. Is that possible? how can i do
> > > > that?? I have CRUX installed before.
> > I wrote some notes here:
> > http://berklix.com/~jhs/txt/install_bsd.html
> > Hope it may help you & or similar enquirers.
> > I dont see anything about this in the handbook,
> > (that is, shrinking the other OS before installing BSD)
> > although the topic doesnt strictly belong to FreeBSD,
> > it would help converts if we had something added I think.
> > Corrections/ Additions etc welcome.
> The reason for shrinking it is to make room for the additional OS (FreeBSD).
I assumed the original poster had allocated all space to the
other Crux OS. In case that might not be true for someone, some
time, I added a para. near top of page:
If Fdisk shows you have enough unused space on your boot
disk to install a BSD partition, do it, no need to read
more of this page. If you don't have enough space, read on.
> If you plan to use an additional disk or if you left room untouched on
> the existing disk, you can use that and not do any shrinking. I never
> played with CRUX and so I don't know how standard it is when handling
> disk and/or booting, but have posted many a long tome on how to do all
> of this. You might try looking in the archives - probably at least
> a couple of years ago was the last one. Look for phrases like
> dual boot.
One can <a
or <a href=http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-questions/>
Browse </A> for "Dual Boot" etc, in questions at freebsd.org
archive. , eg a <a
Julian Stacey, BSD Unix Linux C Sys Eng Consultants Munich http://berklix.com
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