Subject: Re: NetBSD + WinXP = peaceful coexistance?
To: Bryan P <>
From: Frederick Bruckman <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 10/14/2002 22:28:34
On Mon, 14 Oct 2002, Bryan P wrote:

> I have a new laptop on which I'd like to dual boot XP and NetBSD.  I have
> XP on it now, and am about to resize the NTFS partition to set aside space
> for NetBSD.  However... this will actually be my second attempt at a dual
> boot installation.  The first attempt ended in the NetBSD install trashing
> my XP setup - at least, I couldn't boot XP.  It may have been my fault (see
> below), but I'd like to hear some "I did this and it worked for me" stories
> to bolster my confidence.

I did this:

and it worked for me (on Windows 2000 Pro, anyway)! The idea is, by
using the XP/NT bootloader, you can't mess it up for Windows.