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Date:      Sun, 23 Nov 2003 22:14:21 -0500
From:      Jud <judmarc@fastmail.fm>
To:        "Craig Caughlin" <craigcaughlin@comcast.net>, freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Boot manager clarification
Message-ID:  <opry4gl71m0cf2rk@mail.messagingengine.com>
In-Reply-To: <000001c3b1fa$e3dd3010$0101a8c0@p4>
References:  <000001c3b1fa$e3dd3010$0101a8c0@p4>

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On Sun, 23 Nov 2003 11:49:21 -0800, Craig Caughlin  
<craigcaughlin@comcast.net> wrote:

> Hi folks,
> I have 2 hard disks, each on their own channel. I have XOSL installed as  
> my
> boot manager, in Drive 1, Partition 1. I have Windows 2000-Pro on Drive  
> 1,
> Partition 2. I want to install FreeBSD 5.0 on Drive 2, but use XOSL to  
> load
> it.
>
> Should I install FreeBSD using the "Standard" MBR option, or should I use
> the "BootMgr" option? I *think* I would want to use the standard,  
> because it
> seems like the BootMgr option would install in the MBR of Disk 1 and NOT
> Disk 2, thereby goofing up XOSL (which is what I'm trying to avoid!).

You think correctly.  :)

Jud



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