Smart Boot Manager or Grub4DOS
https://sourceforge.net/projects/btmgr/

http://ftp.ibiblio.org/pub/micro/pc-stuff/freedos/files/util/boot/grub4dos/

SBM installs in  MBR so no need for extra partition.
Grub4DOS will install boot code in MBR and GRLDR in FreeDOS partition.


On Mon, Feb 22, 2016 at 10:49 AM, Wayne Dernoncourt <way...@panix.com>
wrote:

> Can anyone recommend a boot manager?  The plan is to use Windows7 &
> FreeDOS.
>
> This clown speaks for himself
>
> > On Feb 22, 2016, at 9:40 AM, Louis Santillan <lpsan...@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > Try Jeremy's Partition Resizer FD Image [0][1].  You'll need an
> > zip/archive program that decompress gzip.
> >
> > [0] http://www.fdos.org/bootdisks/
> > [1] http://www.fdos.org/bootdisks/autogen/FDPRSZR.144.gz
> >
> >> On Mon, Feb 22, 2016 at 5:19 AM, Wayne Dernoncourt <way...@panix.com>
> wrote:
> >> I'm planning on installing FreeDOS on a new/old Windows machine I just
> >> bought specifically to install FreeDOS.  But it occurred to me that
> there
> >> was almost no way I was going to be able the _hooj_ (insert D Trump
> voice
> >> here) amount of disk space that would be leftover that I could keep
> Windows
> >> and shrink the existing partition and create a FreeDOS partition of a
> couple
> >> of gigabytes and then use a boot manager.
> >>
> >> The main use of this machine will be to test disk drives, Windows
> >> automatically mounts and opens the drives so it would be difficult to
> do the
> >> "raw" I/O needed.
> >>
> >> This clown speaks for himself
> >>
> >> On Feb 21, 2016, at 9:13 PM, Corbin Davenport <
> davenportcor...@gmail.com>
> >> wrote:
> >>
> >> A little while back, I talked on here about my new FreeDOS distribution,
> >> Cobalt. Cobalt is designed to make using DOS easier, by including
> >> commonly-used drivers and software.
> >>
> >> I just released Cobalt 1.1 on GitHub (changelog and download here). It
> has a
> >> few improvements that were suggested on this mailing list. Most
> notably, it
> >> now includes most FreeDOS packages built-in so there's no lack of
> >> functionality.
> >>
> >> The other new feature is in the installer. Cobalt's installer now
> >> automatically detects if you have a DOS-compatible OS installed
> already, and
> >> will allow you to 'upgrade' to Cobalt without deleting any files. I have
> >> tested this with installations of MS-DOS 6 and 7.1, but it should work
> in
> >> FreeDOS just fine.
> >>
> >> If anyone has any suggestions for Cobalt, let me know. All the info
> about
> >> Cobalt can be found here.
> >>
> >> Corbin
> >>
> >>
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