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Date:      Wed, 27 Jan 1999 16:48:38 +0000
From:      Mark Ovens <marko@uk.radan.com>
To:        Kevin Sharp <ksharp@vt.edu>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: Boot Manager
Message-ID:  <36AF4366.862A258D@uk.radan.com>
References:  <000301be4a12$06680660$3c5d52c6@ksharp.eaj>

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Kevin Sharp wrote:
> 
> I have two hard drives installed in my computer: one for Windows 98/Windows
> NT and the other dedicated to FreeBSD.  I managed to get FreeBSD installed
> on the second drive, but the boot manager does not work.  I still see the
> Windows NT boot manager.   I even tried adding an entry in boot.ini to point
> to the second drive, but whenever I choose that option I get a page fault
> error.  Is there a way I can either get the FreeBSD boot manager to install
> on my C drive or to get my current boot manager to start up FreeBSD?
> 

If you've got NT on the box the easiest thing to do is to add FreeBSD
to NT's boot manager. It's in the FAQ, "Can I add FreeBSd to the NT
boot manager" or similar wording. IIRC it's section 2.25.

Basically you just copy the first sector of the FreeBSD partition
(using dd(1)) to a file on C:\, e.g. BOOTSECT.BSD, and clone the entry
for booting DOS/W95 in BOOT.INI to add a FreeBSD option.

HTH

> Kevin Sharp
> 
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