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Old 4th December 2009
dennky dennky is offline
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Default OpenBSD and boot manager?

I have OpenBSD 4.6 and Windows. But when installing OpenBSD a active OpenBSD partition and now Windows can't use. Is there a way to edit OpenBSD boot loader and add Windows without installing another boot loader?
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Old 4th December 2009
J65nko J65nko is online now
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You can use the OpenBSD fdisk to make the Windows partition active. Then you reboot.

Or read http://www.daemonforums.org/showthread.php?t=2879 to use the Vista boot manager.
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Old 4th December 2009
ocicat ocicat is offline
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Originally Posted by dennky View Post
Is there a way to edit OpenBSD boot loader and add Windows without installing another boot loader?
There are a number of non-OpenBSD boot managers which can be used.

Section 4.9 of the FAQ discusses how to use the various Microsoft boot managers (prior to Vista, one was used; with Vista & Win7, another is used...). If you are using Vista or Win7, I have more dialogue written up in the following thread:


If you don't want to use Microsoft's boot manager, GAG is popular in the *BSD community:

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