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Date:      Fri, 31 Aug 2001 23:21:48 -0700
From:      "Ted Mittelstaedt" <>
To:        "Elliot Hanna" <>
Cc:        <questions@FreeBSD.ORG>
Subject:   RE: FreeBSD Installation Woes
Message-ID:  <010d01c132ae$61c9d4c0$>
In-Reply-To: <000001c132ad$7bb40190$b8860518@cy202349a>

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Is there any way you can do one of the following:

a) get support for Boot Magic from the vendor?


b) Replace Boot Magic with the FreeBSD boot selector?

Ted Mittelstaedt                             
Author of:                           The FreeBSD Corporate Networker's Guide
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>-----Original Message-----
>From: owner-freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG
>[mailto:owner-freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG]On Behalf Of Elliot Hanna
>Sent: Friday, August 31, 2001 11:15 PM
>To: questions@FreeBSD.ORG
>Subject: FreeBSD Installation Woes
>I'm attempting to install FreeBSD 4.2 on my computer and I'm running into
>problems.  Basically, the system does not boot and displays the message "No
>/kernel."  My system particulars are as follows:
>1. Dual-boot system with Windows 2000 and FreeBSD
>2. Boot manager is Boot Magic
>3. Three hard disks and 1 -CD/RW installed as follows:
>   Primary master (8.3GB Western Digital [Windows 2000])
>   Primary slave (60GB Western Digital)
>   Secondary master (40GB Maxtor [FreeBSD])
>   Secondary slave (CD/RW drive)
>4. Pentium III, 450 MHz Processor
>5. 384MB RAM
>6. Soundblaster PCI sound card
>7. PCI 10/100 Base-T network card
>8. PCI parallel port expander
>9. U.S. Robotics ISA modem
>The installation of FreeBSD completes just fine but that OS
>simply won't boot (Windows 2000 boots just fine).  I've tried
>the suggestions for similar problem that I found mentioned in
>the manual and I also searched your web site but I've been unable
>to solve the problem.  I'd really like to get this working so
>I'd appreciate any help that you'd be willing to provide.
>Best Regards,
>Elliot Hanna
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