DragonFly users List (threaded) for 2005-04
Re: boot loader question
Thanks Eric for your answer. I will try. Now i have another question.
Why all BSD's recognizes my SATA disks like ad4? i was waiting for an
ad0 but DgnFly puts an ad4. Is this because BSD's recognizes the SATA
disk like SCSI disks??
Thanks to everyone
On Apr 4, 2005 12:24 PM, Erik Wikström <erik-wikstrom@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> "Jaime Andrés Ballesteros" <jaimeandresb@xxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
> > Hi all.
> > i'm a new DgnFly user. I install my DgnFly in a SATA 120GB HD. Today
> > it goes well and i'm very happy with this experience. I have one
> > question: I see that the boot loader allows me to boot other SO. How
> > can i configure this for boot my WinXP? I know that this question is
> > very easy but i'm a new user of BSD's systems.
> > Thanks to everyone for the support.
> > Jaime Andrés
> If XP is installed on the same disk you can use the boot0cfg utility (might
> be useful even if it's on some other disk). I recomend that you take a look
> at the man-page, but something like this might be what you want:
> boot0cfg -B -f /tmp/backup.mbr -o packet ad0
> This should give you a menu at boot-time where you can select the OS to
> boot, the loader is not to smart and will list all partitions on the drive,
> even those without an OS (this can be fixed with the -m option). Since I've
> only got one disk I don't know how more will be handeled.
> Erik Wikström