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Old 02-11-2008, 10:28 PM   #1
chuanweizuo
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Question Boot Manager problem when installing FreeBSD


Hey guys!

I have Windows and Linux in my first driver, and Lilo is used to boot them. Now I want to install FreeBSD in my second driver. In the "Sysinstall Boot Manager Menu" step, which argument should I choose?

BootMgr Install the FreeBSD Boot Manager
Standard Install a standard MBR(no boot manager)
None Leave the Master Boot Record untouched

It would be of great help if you suggest more specific configuration about that argument.
Thank you!
 
Old 02-12-2008, 12:44 PM   #2
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I'm not familiar with LILO, but I've seen folks successfully boot FreeBSD with grub (i.e. chainloading it). If something similar exists in the land of LILO, try it out.

To answer your question, you want to leave the MBR untouched. Make your LILO configuration changes from Linux after the fact.
 
  


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