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 Booting on BIG disks BSD + Linux
Author: cliff 
Date:   22-08-00 13:28

Ok. I have read the documents and collected the bubble gum cards...I am still stuck.
I am new to BSD. I have a 15 Gig disk with a large assortment of Linux systems on it. Following instructions from the Linux/BSD how to on the co-habitation of Linux and BSD i reserved a primary partition (slice) at the end of the disk for BSD. I have installed BSD without a boot manager, I figured LILO probably winge about this, which it did. However, I thought I should be able to boot a boot manager from a diskette and boot the root file system for BSD from that and worry about the disk organisation later (I plan a re-shuffle in the distant future.. or maybe now the near future :( . Anyway I cannot work out how to instruct boot from a diskette to do my wishes. Is there something syntactical I must do ? Or do I just have to work out another way of installing 4 linuxes and 2 bsd on a 15 gig disk so they will all boot from something (I really dont mind what !)

BSD is last 3 gigs or so of the hard disk, partition 4 in usual hard disk parlance. It is a single 15 gig IDE disk drive.

Any suggestions ?
Thanks in advance !


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