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Re: Having Peculiar Boot Problem on AMD64 Core 2 Duo - Desktop

On Tue, Aug 24, 2010 at 01:20:36PM +0200, Pouya D. Tafti wrote:
> On 24 August 2010 12:53, Manuel Bouyer <> 
> wrote:
> > I'm not sure NetBSD/amd64 supports multiboot at this time.
> > You could use grub to chainload the NetBSD boot loader though, I've done
> > this multiple times and it works fine.
> This is somewhat off topic, but ever since my introduction to NetBSD
> in the 3.0 days I have always used the NetBSD boot loader to dual boot
> (originally /i386 with Windows and now /amd64 with Linux).  It has
> always worked without a hitch.  Is there any reason to prefer grub?

No, exept that if you installed linux first, grub will likely
be in the MBR and you'd have to reinstall it in the boot sector of
the partition before installing the NetBSD boot selector.

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference

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