[arch-general] Boot loaders for Linux that can also boot FreeBSD

Leonardo Dagnino leodag.sch at gmail.com
Wed Dec 5 16:45:03 EST 2012

2012/12/3 Daniel F. Savarese <dfs at savarese.org>

> In message <1354198069.3059.6.camel at q>, Ralf Mardorf writes:
> >Until now I was comfortable with GRUB legacy, but now I add a FreeBSD
> >install to my machine and against the claims at
> >
> >http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_boot_loaders
> >
> >GRUB legacy does not boot FreeBSD (until now). I was thinking of
> grub 0.97 does boot FreeBSD.  I have Arch Linux and FreeBSD 9.0 running
> on an old (circa 1999) laptop and boot both using grub.  In case it's of
> any use to you, here's my grub.conf/menu.lst entry:
> title FreeBSD
> rootnoverify (hd0,0)
> makeactive
> chainloader +1
> daniel
That is not GRUB booting FreeBSD, that's GRUB chainloading FreeBSD's

Leonardo Dagnino

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