On Fri, 25 Jun 2004 12:06:44 -0700, "Henrik W Lund" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> said: > Greetings, list! > > I have a question regarding my boot0 setup. First, let me lay out my > harddrive topology: > > Onboard Serial ATA RAID controller --> 1 HDD, 120 GB all in one slice. > FreeBSD resides on this. > Onboard Secondary IDE controller --> 1 HDD, 20 GB all in one slice. Home > of WinXP. > > On the 120 GB disk, I have installed the boot0 bootmanager. It provides > the following output on startup: > > F1 FreeBSD > F5 Drive 1 > > Now, the thing is, regardless of whether I press F1 or F5, it always > ends up booting the FreeBSD drive (the one on the Serial ATA > controller). What can I do to make it boot from the other one? Can I at > all? The alternatives are entering the BIOS and manually changing the > disks' boot priorities - which is kinda awkward - or installing a > different bootmanager. Both alternatives are not tempting, both because > I like simplicity, and because I don't know what complications (if any) > my running FreeBSD/amd64 might introduce into the installation of > another bootmanager.
The FreeBSD bootloader should be installed on *both* hard drives. This will boot WinXP, but will show it in the boot menu as "???" If you prefer a boot manager that allows you to easily enter the names of the OSs you are booting, you might try GAG (<URL: http://gag.sourceforge.net/>). Jud _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"