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Date:      Sat, 7 Oct 2006 07:01:31 +0200 (CEST)
From:      "P.U.Kruppa" <ulrich@pukruppa.net>
To:        Jonathan Horne <freebsd@dfwlp.com>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: adding a linux boot option
Message-ID:  <20061007064718.D1394@pukruppa.net>
In-Reply-To: <200610062053.01980.freebsd@dfwlp.com>
References:  <200610062053.01980.freebsd@dfwlp.com>

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On Fri, 6 Oct 2006, Jonathan Horne wrote:

> i have a system with 2 disks (ad0 and ad1), with ad1 having a recent suse
> linux install, and ad0 is a standard freebsd install.  i must have made a
> mistake when i installed the suse, as i overwrote my freebsd bootloader and
> only had option to boot suse.
>
> so i then reinstalled freebsd, and i again must have made another mistake, as
> the freebsd loader only shows F1 for Freebsd, and nothing else (well, F5 for
> drive 1, but that does nothing usable right now).
>
> is there an easy way i can add an option to boot the OS located at /dev/ad1s2?
Depends on what went wrong!?!
A very simple solution could be to install a boot manager like 
GAG (http://gag.sourceforge.net/)
At least - since this is a small download and a quick install - I 
would try it, before I did any further reading of fine manuals 
:-)

Regards,

Uli.
>
> cheers,
> jonathan
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Peter Ulrich Kruppa
Wuppertal
Germany




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