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I have two hard drives installed on my machine. I installed Windows 7 on one hard drive and FreeBSD 9 on the other. I used GPT for FreeBSD. My question is: how can I install a boot manager so that I can dual boot? (In FreeBSD 8, sysinstall asks for a boot manager but bsdinstall doesn't?)

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I was talking to FreeBSD people and they posted a HOWTO on how to do the dual boot.

Simple dual-boot Windows and FreeBSD 9 under MBR

Other useful links:

How To: Dual Boot Windows 7 and FreeBSD

How to install grub2 on FreeBSD

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You can use also this guide for dual-booting Windows 7 and Unix descendants like FreeBSD.

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Checkout the boot0cfg(8) manpage .

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