Derek Ragona <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes: > At 05:12 PM 6/13/2008, Lionel wrote: > > I've had to install Windows XP in dual boot on a freeBSD box, and of > course it erased the bootloader to replace it with its own. Now I'd like > to restore the freeBSD bootloader. > > I've tried booting with the install CD and I use the fdisk utility to > mark the fbsd partition bootable and then said I wanted to install the > freeBSD bootloader, but I didn't know how to make it actually write the > changes to the disk. > > So... is it possible to restore the bootloader this way? Maybe I could > install lilo from a live CD but I don't want to install grub from > windows because I'll probably remove it soon, but I think lilo just > places itself in the boot segment so it should be fine. > > Any help would be most welcome... > > -- > Lionel > > Look in the tools folder on the FreeBSD install CD for booteasy. > Booteasy will run from Windows and install the boot loader. It will > also save the old MBR to a floppy, hard disk, or USB disk for safety. > > -Derek
Ah, thank you and all those who answered me, really helpful. I'm going to try this right away. > -- > This message has been scanned for viruses and > dangerous content by MailScanner, and is > believed to be clean. > And a very special thank to you, MailScanner :-) -- Lionel _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"