Linux Gentoo + FreeBSD in a same disk

If you installed Gentoo and FreeBSD in a same disk and different partitions, then you probably would think this tutorial is helpful.

 Device Boot      Start         End      Blocks   Id  System
/dev/sda1               1        2074      979933+  83  Linux (Linux /boot)(hd0,0)
/dev/sda2            2075       14467     5855692+  83  Linux (Linux /)(hd0,1)
/dev/sda3   *       14468       31008     7815622+  a5  FreeBSD (FreeBSD) (hd0,2)
/dev/sda4           31009       33286     1076355    5  Extended
/dev/sda5           31009       33286     1076323+  82  Linux swap / Solaris (Linux swap)

Edit Grub, add following

default 0
timeout 5
splashimage=(hd0,0)/boot/grub/splash.xpm.gz

title Gentoo Linux 2.6.29.4
root (hd0,0)
kernel /boot/bzImage-2.6.29.4 root=/dev/sda2 ro quiet
                                                    
title FreeBSD
rootnoverify (hd0,2)
makeactive
chainloader +1

thats it

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