On Tue, 27 Jan 2004 16:49:02 +0100 (?), Namik Dala wrote: >> > On Tue, Jan 27, 2004 at 09:10:51AM -0600, Brian H wrote: > > Currently I have the BSD boot loader running in my MBR, but since I only > > have BSD on my system I would like to replace it with the standard MBR. Is > > there a way with unix to safely reset the MBR? > > This > > dev=/dev/ad0 # change this > dd if=$dev of=/boot/mbr.backup bs=512 count=1 > dd if=/boot/mbr of=$dev bs=512 count=1 > > should to the trick. >>
I suspect this would erase the MBR partition (aka "slice") table. Use the "fdisk" command "-B" option to install the bootstrap program from /boot/mbr. Be sure to set the desired "active" partition so that the bootstrap program knows which partition to boot. Dan Strick [EMAIL PROTECTED] _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"