On Tuesday 14 October 2003 01:48 pm, Walt Haynes wrote: > I am currently running Windows XP Professional on a HP Pavilion > with a 27.95GB hard drive which I've partitioned with FDISK. Windows > is in the primary DOS partition (about 7GB) on disk drive C and the > extended DOS partition had three logical drives (D, E, and F) defined > in it; they are 7.3GB, 7.3GB, and 6.3GB respectively. I want to > create my FreeBSD environment in the first logical drive (D). I know > the starting and ending sector numbers so that I won't overwrite any > data already on the drive. Does this sound reasonable ? And will I be > able to install FreeBSD's boot manager to give me a choice of which > OS I want to come up ? I'd really like to do this right the first > time. >
The second you said "logical D" it won't work. FreeBSD needs a primary partition to work. You can have 4 primary partitions on an XP machine. You didn't have to use logicals. Kent -- Kent Stewart Richland, WA http://users.owt.com/kstewart/index.html _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"