jeff.t at mail.com
Mon May 13 17:00:26 UTC 2013
On 05/13/2013 19:41, Louis Ciotti wrote:
> I replaced a Linux partition on my laptop with FreeBSD. Now it will not
> but giving me an GRUB error. I assume I have to remove/replace GRUB, as I
> will want to dual boot this with a windows partition.
> So being the FreeBSD newbie that I am I am stumped on what to do to correct
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If it's an MBR partition, you can boot from a live CD (or installation
CD and choose "Live CD"), log in as root and:
/sbin/gpart bootcode -b /boot/boot0 ada0
where ada0 is the HDD device. (Check gpart man page for more examples
This will create a simple boot selector where you can choose between
Windows/FreeBSD. There's also grub and grub2 in the ports but I've not
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