Actually had the same problem myself last week. The write option _is_ there but it isn't showing. Simply pressing 'w' will ask if you want to write. :-)
Best luck, Björn. > I needed to reinstall Windows after a FreeBSD 5.x > install. I knew that I could reinstall the boot > manager from the CD. However, looking at the FAQ > http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/faq/install.html#WIN95-DAMAGED-BOOT-MANAGER > to answer my question, the answers don't work for me: > > - if I try to run bootinst from within XP, it won't > let it access the MBR > > - I don't have a floppy drive. When I go through this > process on the CD, there's no (W)rite command in the > partition editor (which should actually be called a > slice editor, right?) When I exit, it asks if I want > to install the boot loader, but it doesn't do it. When > I try to commit my changes, it wants new partition > label, and asks be what packages to install > > - If I try to go to the fixit shell, I can't really > get a live filesystem. At least, not from the > installation CD. I know there's another FreeBSD live > CD project out there, but it's based on 4.x, and I'm > not sure if the boot loader has changed at all, > because I can't find a version history anywhere. > > So... What's the current (5.x) answer to this dilemma? > > Thanks, > Dan > > __________________________________ > Do you Yahoo!? > New Yahoo! Photos - easier uploading and sharing. > http://photos.yahoo.com/ > _______________________________________________ > [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"