[PC-BSD Testing] not able to dual-boot Windows

Casey caseyclaydon at fastmail.com.au
Fri Sep 5 00:38:05 PDT 2008


Kris Moore wrote:
> Casey wrote:
>   
>> Casey wrote:
>>     
>>> I am not able to dual-boot Windows with Beta 1.
>>>
>>> installed Windows first (Windows 2000) and then Beta 1,  changed the 
>>> size of the / partition,  USF2 + Soft Updates,  did not select use 
>>> entire disk and ticked boot loader -- dual-booting with 1 Hard Drive.
>>>
>>> boot loader has only F1 FreeBSD and no Windows.
>>>
>>>
>>> - Casey
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>> I will be running both Windows and PC-BSD in dual-boot,  Beta 1 does not 
>> detect Windows is there.
>>     
>
>
> Your windows partition is still there correct? Can you see it when you 
> boot the system, and look in /dev?
>
> Maybe this is a new bug with the BSD boot loader, maybe grab a copy of 
> GAG and install to see if you can now boot both Win / BSD:
>
> http://gag.sourceforge.net/
>
>
>   


Hi Kris,

The Partitions are there in /dev

ad0S1
ad0S1a
ad0S1b
ad0S1c

ad0S1a is /
ad0S1b is Swap
ad0S1c is the little partition that Windows creates

I installed GAG from the cdrom.iso and it did not detect the Windows 
partition in GAG either.


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