Subject: Re: Changing the bootloader configuration
To: Rose, Brian <>
From: Quentin Garnier <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 12/02/2002 16:03:37
Le Mon, 2 Dec 2002 06:59:29 -0800 
Rose, Brian a écrit :
> I have been using NetBSD 1.5.2 on a dual-boot system (the default is
> Windows98, with the option at boot time to load NetBSD). I recently
> bought another computer and I can now separate the two functions. How do
> I reconfigure the bootloader to load NetBSD by default and remove the
> Windows98 entry? The installboot may work by overwriting my
> configuration, but I was wondering if there isn't a conf file for a tool
> somewhere that I could edit to change my existing setup.

I guess what you're looking for is fdisk -B. Also, you can remove the
booting menu by replacing the mbr and putting back the default one with
fdisk -c /usr/mdec/mbr -B.


That's how I did it, Anton. I never saved anything
for the swim back.
Vincent/Jerome, in Gattaca.