--- "Ivan \"Rambius\" Ivanov" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Hello, > > I installed FreeBSD 6.1 on one machine with grub > boot loader. In the > beginning there was only one entry in grub - namely > FreeBSD. Later, I > had to install Windows XP on the machine and of > course, it destroyed > grub and now I cannot boot FreeBSD. > > I tried with booting from the FreeBSD installation > disk choosing Fixit > option, but I could not use successfully > grub-install command. > > My question is: how can I restore the FreeBSD grub > loader? Could you > please give me any hints or advance. Thank you very > much in advance. > > Regards > Ivan > > -- I would suggest you make a grub booting floppy disk then you can escape to command mode once the disk loades and install grub with root (hd0,0,a) # or wherever it is setup (hd0 # again wherever it is assuming you have already placed the grub bootfiles on your hard drive and configured menu.lst you should be all set. I have only encountered one computer this method failed. you could alternatively flip the kernel tunable that allows raw writes to the boot sectors of the disks. I don't recall what it is but I think the grub docs talk about it in the man or info pages. I'm supprised XP messed it up, 2000 seemed to respect existing bootloaders... -brian _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"