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Re: Help needed with a stubborn Gateway box!

On Fri, Mar 27, 2015 at 08:44:07PM +0800, Paul Goyette wrote:
> So, any suggestions on how to proceed?
> 1) Is my plan to use the ubuntu-installed copy of grub to boot the 
> NetBSD boot.iso media successful?
> 2) Is my plan to leave the ubuntu-installed copy of grub on the disk 
> (rather than writing new boot blocks) going to work?

ubuntu will have installed grub2.
AFAICT grub2 is only of any use if you want to do exactly what
'they' expect you to do with it.
Which basically assumes you are running linux.
> 3) Is there some other way of getting this beast booted into NetBSD?

Boot from USB?
you might find the bios will boot a cd image written to a usb memory stick.


David Laight:

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