On Fri, May 04, 2007 at 07:09:16PM -0500, Jonathan Horne wrote:

> On Friday 04 May 2007 16:01:38 Jeff Palmer wrote:
> > At 03:26 PM 5/4/2007, Jonathan Horne wrote:
> > >Has anyone successful configured a freebsd/vista dual boot, and if so, how
> > >did you get around this issue?
> > >
> > >Thanks,
> > >--
> > >Jonathan Horne
> > >[EMAIL PROTECTED]
> > >http://dfwlpiki.dfwlp.org
> >
> > Jonathan,
> >
> > you may want to search the archives.   I posed this same question a
> > while back,  and then found a working solution.   It involved getting
> > rid of the freebsd boot manager,  and migrating to grub 0.94
> >
> > Jeff
> >
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> well, i hate it when this happens, but somehow i fixed it, but i have no idea 
> what i did to eliminate the problem.  unfortunatly, my methods were not very 
> scientific, and i didnt bother to test after each step i took.  things i did 
> that could have been the fix:
> 
> 1) inserting the vista install cd, and letting it run thru a repair session.  
> it went kinda quick, and i didnt pay close attention to what it was doing, 
> but it appeared to know exactly what the problem was and what to do.  after 
> this, i am 95% positive that it booted back into vista without pausing at the 
> freebsd loader (ie, had restored the original bootloader).  unfortunatly, i 
> cant say for sure.
> 
> 2) as i was installing the gag per recommendation, this ended what appeared 
> to 
> be successfully, but in the end, i didnt have gag.  i was back at a working 
> freebsd loader, and it now boots into either freebsd or vista without any 
> complaints at all.
> 
> *scratches head*
> 
> oh well, ill take it.  :)

Something about gift horses -- does it still apply in this age of 
technology.   I think so.

////jerry

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