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Date:      Thu, 05 Jun 1997 10:37:07 +0300
From:      Nadav Eiron <>
To:        Ben Ricketts <>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: booting trouble
Message-ID:  <>
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Ben Ricketts wrote:
> I am having trouble getting freebsd to boot. I have it installed on my
> second drive which contains a primary DOS, EXTENDED and a FREEBSD
> partition. I have selected to load the boot manager when I install, and set
> the BOOTABLE flag in the partition editor. after the instalation finishes
> and I reboot the machine it just boots back to windoze.
> I am sure there are programs about which will fix thi but I could not find
> any of the ones mentioned in the message archives...
> all help much appreciated :)
> Ben

Your boot manager got installed on the second disk. Boot DOS and use the
bootinst.exe utility in the tools directory on the CD (or the ftp sites)
to install the boot manager where it belongs.


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