Subject: Re: NetBSD + WinXP = peaceful coexistance?
To: Bryan P <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Frederick Bruckman <email@example.com>
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.