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Re: Help! I can't boot my Windows partition any more!
Date: Thu, 1 Oct 2015 13:47:38 +0100
From: Ottavio Caruso <ottavio2006-netbsd%yahoo.com@localhost>
| At least can anybody advise if I can mark the partition active from
| within NetBSD?
Yes, fdisk can do that.
| Would "fdisk -B wd0" give me the option to select a bootable partition?
Yes. Just do that and install the bootselector, and you'll be back to
| Is it safe to use fdisk on a Windows partition?
Yes. Fdisk only modifies the MBR, that can (were you to do it) alter the
position of a partition (any partition, including the windows one) which
would effectively destroy it (unless you restore the old values). Aside
from that, fdisk and partitions are orthogonal.
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