dual booting

  1. JBritannia

    Solved Problem with recovering BSD install after messing with Windows install and MBR

    Hello people. I have a legacy dual boot BSD+Windows setup. Recently I did some Windows-y stuff and messed with the boot loader. Anyhow; In an attempt to recover my FreeBSD install I wrote a bootonly iso to a thumb drive, booted BSD and ran boot0cfg -B /dev/ada0 boot0cfg -m 0x5 -s 1 -t 90...
  2. M

    Triple booting as UEFI with FreeBSD, Debian and Windows 10

    How can I do that? Anyone know? I use my disk as GPT. Windows 10, Debian 11 (GRUB) already exists as dual-boot, but I want to install FreeBSD next to it. How will I do? Thanks.
  3. F

    Dual boot with existing Windows XP and FreeBSD11.3

    Could someone please save my sanity. I've got a laptop running Windows XP SP3. I wanted to create a dual-boot with FreeBSD 11.3. After a LOT of research I can't find anything matching something so old to something so new. I've read lots about MBR and GPT and established that this is MBR via...
  4. O

    Booting Windows 7 and FreeBSD from 2 separate disks

    Tell me who knows!! How to double-boot Windows 7 and FreeBSD from 2 separate disks. Tried to install FreeBSD 12.1 RELEASE amd64. grub2 in packages and ports no! It was in packages a year ago. Installed a year ago c grub2 everything worked, where grub2, skype disappeared... Can who build grub2...
  5. userxbw

    Solved fresh install v12 along with Linux on GPT Not working

    As it stands I have HP g2 laptop, I've already had this OS installed on it on second hdd letting it take the entire disk. Now I want to incorporate Linux and make everything efi as this IOS burned to a usb stick turns out it is EFI. Testing stage I am in. I have a 500GB sdd, I partition it out...
  6. bertalanp99

    Adjust time when dual booting with Windows 10 (CMOS clock set to local time)

    AFAIK, FreeBSD prefers the hardware (CMOS) clock to be set to UTC, but it is possible to select that it is set to local time during the installation. That is what I did, as I am dual booting (actually, triple) FreeBSD with Windows 10 (and Void Linux). Now the time displayed is incorrect in...
  7. usernamekiran

    How to dual boot with Windows 7?

    Hello, I have a laptop with bundled Windows 7. I want to dual boot it with FreeBSD 11. Till now, I used to dual/multi boot using Linux. Basically, I used to edit /boot/grub/menu.lst with appropriate entries so that I could get the option of all three OS at the time of boot. But with this laptop...
  8. Harmnot

    Can’t Boot after finishing installation

    Hey I have done to install FreeBSD on my external HDD, but I can’t boot and can't find any dual boot on it How can I can dual boot with FreeBSD? My BIOS is legacy, not UEFI. NVidia Optimus, my external HDD is Seagate, I never format that Seagate I saw the disk of BSD on my Seagate but it...
  9. usernamekiran

    How to multi-boot with Windows 10, and Linux Mint 18?

    Hello. Recently I got a new laptop (Alienware 13 R2). It has UEFI. I also have a non UEFI desktop, and laptop. On the the desktop, I have XP, FreeBSD 8.1, and Linux Mint 7 (XFCE); and on laptop I have Windows 7, Mint 7, and FreeBSD 11.1. On both of these computers, in Linux Mint I have edited...
  10. Х

    Solved Can not boot to Windows

    I'm a retired Windows programmer and would like to learn FreeBSD while I have the time. So I have installed FreeBSD-11.1-RELEASE-i386-dvd1.iso on the third partition of my Vista notebook (which I created while in Windows). FreeBSD boots fine but since I do not know much of it I would like to...
  11. D

    FreeBSD dualboot with linux - how-to? none EFI

    Hi there, I have 2 Linux OSes running on my Hdd and wonder how I can install FreeeBSD 11.1 on it without destroying my existing OSes. Like in Linux I create 1 partition and flag it as / (root) and all is good. Also, does Grub recognize FreeBSD and where would I write the boot sector to not...
  12. Farhan Khan

    Solved Grub Failing to boot FreeBSD

    I am dual-booting Linux (Ubuntu 16.04) and FreeBSD on the same laptop. I decided to use Grub2 (explanation below). Since Linux boots, I am doing this from Linux. The kernel appears to boot and scrolls through the kernel messages, but then ends with the following message: Mountroot: waiting for...
  13. asys

    Dual-booting Windows 10 alongside FreeBSD 11.0-RELEASE

    How do I go about having Windows 10 alongside FreeBSD 11.0-RELEASE on a same physical hard drive? Freebsd handbook is excellent(reason for choosing FreeBSD), but I can't seem to find the way to do this. A little bit of background, I did dual-boot my older machine with Windows 7 alongside...
  14. O

    bootloader FreeBSD [newbie question]

    Hi, sorry for the ignorance, it is the first time that I install FreeBSD. I wondered if FreeBSD automatically installs a boot loader, because I want to make a dual boot with Gentoo, Gentoo grub maintaining and adding the voice FreeBSD (of course I will use UFS partitions compatibility grub), thanks.
  15. BeOurGuest

    3 way boot (Linux Windows FreeBSD)

    I'm new to FreeBSD and beyond just using it in a virtual machine, I've yet to actually install it onto working hardware (my next step). I'm a bit curious (or confused) by some of the documentation I've been reading concerning multiple partitions. My setup is as follows. sda0 8.0gb - swap...
  16. A

    FreeBSD 10.2 on GELI Encryption - OS Independent Booting

    PROS: Tow OSes taking full advantage of machine resources CONS: Missing share data capabilities but it is an upcoming fix. So far so good, dual booting Windows 7 and FreeBSD by taking full advantage of the machine resources. The mix involves hosting the FreeBSD root partition on same hard...