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Date:      Thu, 8 Jan 2009 20:17:15 -0500
From:      "Grant Peel" <>
To:        <>
Subject:   FreeBSD Boot Manager
Message-ID:  <A52E216F2A494535806F4E9ED84D649D@GRANTLAPTOP>

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Hi all,

I was bored earlier tonight and I decided to tinker a bit with FreeBSD =
6.4 on my Windows XP SP3 box.

In that machine, there is one SATA drive.

On that drive, there was about 100 GB of free space, so I decided to try =
putting FreeBSD 6.4 on it.=20

During the install, I opted to use the Free BSD boot manage. The install =
went flawlessly.

The problem is, when I boot up I get:

F1 ??
F2 FreeBSD
F5 Disk1

F2, is obviously, the new installation of FreeBSD 6.4, which boots =
F5 is a spare SCSI disk connected to an Initio controller.

F1 is the probelem. Windose no longer boots. When I select F2, I simply =
get the cursor on a new line, and nothing happens.

Like this:

F1 ??
F2 FreeBSD
F5 Disk1

Any idea what I might need to do to make windows work again?

It may be worth mentioning, I had Norton GoBack running on the disk =
before I installed FreeBSD, although I am not aware if it does anything =
to the booting system.

All suggestions welcome,


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