Subject: Re: boot loader, dual-boot support
To: None <>
From: Pierre Pronchery <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 09/05/2007 00:37:35

Mark Weinem wrote:
> Concerning dual-booting (or multi-booting), which operating systems are
> supported by the boot loader?
> I know that it can boot Windows XP, but it did not work for me with
> Linux and FreeBSD systems.

As far as I know, it's possible to tell lilo or grub to install in
whatever partition instead of the MBR, and tell the NetBSD bootloader to
boot it (it would need to be a primary partition though).

There is another solution though, you could use grub as the bootloader
for NetBSD.