Freebsd, Debian, Windows on same PC

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Mon Jul 24 23:22:55 BST 2006

As a suggestion ...

1st Windows boot then fdisk /mbr
	install windows on approx 10gb (9GB C: / swap drive =3D 1024mb approx)

	install etc.
2nd Debian using a partion of 4.5GB / & 512MB swap install etc
3rd Freebsd using a  4.5GB / & a 512MB swap install etc

And boot using the bsd loader

Regards Richard

-----Original Message-----
From: freebsd-users-admin at
[mailto:freebsd-users-admin at] On Behalf Of Christopher =
Sent: 24 July 2006 23:11
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Subject: Re: Freebsd, Debian, Windows on same PC

> I am looking for the easiest effective way of getting FreeBSD, Debian
> Linux and Windoze XP. I am going to be putting them on a laptop with a
> 40 gb HD. I would prefer to use Lilo or Grub as the boot loader.

I'd suggest FreeBSD as the host OS and running all the others under =
though for this you ideally need large amounts of RAM. RAM is remarkably
cheap now, though not on laptops.

Christopher Dawkins
  Garnetts Corner, Braintree Road, Felsted, Dunmow, Essex  CM6 3DS
  cchd at     07816 821659     01371 821076

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