FreeBSD 9.0-BETA2 memstick USB image hangs my BIOS

Warren Block wblock at
Mon Sep 26 05:49:13 UTC 2011

On Mon, 26 Sep 2011, Adrian Chadd wrote:

> I've just tried to boot a FreeBSD-9.0 BETA2 (i386) memstick USB image
> on my BIOS.
> When inserted into a FreeBSD box (the one that I wrote it from), the
> partition table has an MBR style partition setup with a single EFI
> partition on it.

Also known as a "protective MBR".  Wikipedia's section on GPT is decent:

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