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Re: boot loader question

From: Jaime Andrés Ballesteros <jaimeandresb@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 4 Apr 2005 13:33:11 -0500

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

Jaime Andrés

On Apr 4, 2005 12:24 PM, Erik Wikström <erik-wikstrom@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> "Jaime Andrés Ballesteros" <jaimeandresb@xxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
> news:c94c2e0050404071414674622@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > 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

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