Yes, I tried it both ways (installing BootMgr, and installing a standard MBR).
----- Original Message ----- From: "Chris Pressey" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> To: "Keith Kelly" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> Cc: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>; <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> Sent: Thursday, January 22, 2004 2:38 PM Subject: Re: FDisk won't detect or accept correct disk geometry from BIOS > On Thu, 22 Jan 2004 14:24:19 -0800 > "Keith Kelly" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > > Thanks for your thoughtful and helpful reply. I should have given > > more technical details. > > > > I already tried (with both 4.9 and 5.1) letting the FreeBSD install > > proceed with fdisk's geometry value assumptions, and what I always > > get is a non-bootable hard drive that gives the "Missing operating > > system" error at boot. > > Hi Keith, > > Just to be sure - did you elect to install BootMgr (or a regular boot > record) on the drive when sysinstall asks? > > -Chris > _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"