Subject: Re: NetBSD + WinXP = peaceful coexistance?
To: Bryan P <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Charlie Allom <email@example.com>
Date: 10/15/2002 21:34:51
On Mon, Oct 14, 2002 at 01:18:41PM -0700, 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.
My setup is a compaq desktop with (a few upgrades now) to 1-6 with XP
Pro on the first partition, then NetBSD, then FAT32 ..
I used the NetBSD loader and it works fine. I remember trashing my
first XP install as I'm a born again windows newbie.