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Date:      Sat, 22 Apr 1995 19:37:48 -0700 (PDT)
From:      Geordan Rosario <geordan@ocf.Berkeley.EDU>
Subject:   FreeBSD's boot manager
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How exactly does the "Write MBR (B)ootcode" work?  Does the target drive 
need unpartitioned space?

I have two IDE drives, each partitioned into one big hunk that fills up 
each drive.  I want to install FreeBSD on my SCSI drive (yes, it has a 
boot BIOS), and I want a boot manager.  Will I have to repartition the 
first IDE?

I am also running OS/2, but not in a separate partition from DOS, so I am 
not using OS/2 boot manager.  Does FreeBSD's boot manager work with OS/2?

I would also like a general outline of what I will have to do to install 
FreeBSD on my setup.  I am unclear on which drive I should (W)rite MBR, 
the SCSI (I think that is what, but unsure) or the boot IDE.


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