On Wed, Sep 10, 2003 at 07:55:10PM -0700, lists wrote: >William O'Higgins wrote: > >>I recently installed FreeBSD 4.8 on a ThinkPad 600X. The install seemed >>to go fine, but when I reboot and I look at the menu, I have two choices >>- F1 DOS, F2 FreeBSD. There is nothing on the DOS partition, so I want >> to press F2. >> >>There isn't any response however. If I hit F1 it tries to boot the >>remnants of the previous OS (Win98), but if I hit F2 I get squat.
>Hi William, > >You should install Win98 first, FreeBSD second. Win98 will overwrite the >boot manager installed by BSD and you'll have to reinstall ( provided >that you're using the boot manager. ). I have setup a bunch of dual boot >systems ( various win versions & FreeBSD ) and never ran into the >problem you are having. Did you do a custom install or the default one? I fixed the issue by installing Windows (XP this time) first, then FreeBSD, and I can now boot to either one from the boot menu. Thanks to everyone. -- yours, William nerd.cx _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"