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Date:      Sat, 7 Jun 1997 17:36:34 -0700 (PDT)
From:      Annelise Anderson <>
To:        Troy Settle <>
Cc:        Gordon Wang <>, Steve Howe <>, freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: FreeBSD + another OS
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On Sat, 7 Jun 1997, Troy Settle wrote:

> From: Steve Howe <>
> >On Sat, 7 Jun 1997, Gordon Wang wrote:
> >
> >> Dear Sir
> >> I have 2 hard disks. The first one is for win95.
> >> The second one have 2 partitions-dos and freebsd.
> >> Can I just put the boot manager in the 1st hard disk only?
> >
> >yes.  that's what you're supposed to do.
> No, if you have FreeBSD on the 2nd disk, you need the boot manager on
> both disks.  The first one to get you to the second one, the second
> one to get you to FreeBSD.

I think this is true with booteasy, but not with the other boot manager
that comes on the cd--osbs or whatever it's called.  Nor is this true
with the OS/2 boot manager, or the (identical) IBM boot manager that
comes with Partition Magic.


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