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Date:      Thu, 23 May 2002 18:34:23 -0500
From:      Troy <sindrome@sindrome.net>
To:        freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: Multi Boot question
Message-ID:  <20020523183423.A58371@sindrome.net>
In-Reply-To: <Pine.BSF.3.96.1020523163606.40221A-100000@fledge.watson.org>; from doug@safeport.com on Thu, May 23, 2002 at 04:49:43PM -0400
References:  <000001c2027e$e3edc2e0$0701a8c0@darryl> <Pine.BSF.3.96.1020523163606.40221A-100000@fledge.watson.org>

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You can use the standard FreeBSD booter with NTFS partitions - I've done it with Win2k and
WinXP, but again, your partitions will show up as ??? in the bootmanager.
The bootmanager works, but Grub is much nicer and very straight forward to
set up.

> yes - check the archives for problems dual booting win2k if you use NTFS.
> My understanding is you can not do it because the partition table has 
> a different format. Someone just pointed out a boot loader named GRUB
> (http://www.forwardslashunix.com/grub/) that might help if your
> combination os OS's does not work with the standard FBSD loader.

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