> Hi everyone, > > I am having some problems understanding how the freebsd boot manager > works. I have installed FreeBSD and Linux on the same laptop HD and want > to be able to select which one to boot when the computer starts. I > installed the bootmanager to to the MBR during installation and when I > boot the laptop I am presented with four choices; > > F1 - FreeBSD > F2 - Linux > F3 - ??? > F4 - Linux > > but I am only able to select F1, F2-F3 only make the laptop beep and > doesnt load anything. The way I have set up the HD is for Partition 1 to > be a FreeBSD Slice, Partition 2 the Linux / Partition 3 is Linux swap > and Partition 4 is Linux /home. Any help would be great
This is a silly question, actually: do you have LILO installed on your Linux boot partition? I have BootEasy on the MBR, and LILO on Linux boot, and it works just fine. Also: http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en/books/faq/disks.html#BOOTEASY-LOADER > > thanks, > > Brett > > _______________________________________________ > email@example.com mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org" _________________________________________________________________ Encontrá el auto de tus sueños en MSN http://xml.mercadolibre.com.ar/org-img/msn/autos.html_______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"