FreeBSD-ppc on an external hdd (Mac Mini)

Garance A Drosihn drosih at
Fri Jul 1 03:19:59 GMT 2005

At 12:47 AM +0200 7/1/05, Dario Freni wrote:
>On Thu, Jun 30, 2005, Garance A Drosihn wrote:
>  > ... the utility decides to create an additional tiny partition
>>  between each partition that I actually asked it to create, which
>>  means I ended up with a lot of partitions.  So my list includes:
>>  Intended-Use    Partition  FreeSpace
>>  ------------    ---------  ---------
>>            ??    da0s9        262144 blocks   (128MB)
>  > MacOS 10.4      da0s10     36647736 blocks (17894MB)
>  >           ??    da0s11        17408 blocks     (8MB)
>  > /               da0s12      3254152 blocks  (1588MB)
>Why are they starting from 9?

I re-partitioned the drive, and this time I did NOT turn on the
"include drivers for MacOS 9" option.  Now the first real
partition (the 17-gig one) starts at partition #3 instead of
partition #10.

I also tried creating the partitions-for-freebsd as MacOS Extended
partitions, instead of unix partitions.  When I did that, the
extra-partitions created inbetween my real partitions were 128meg,
instead of 8 meg.  So, I changed the partitions for freebsd all
back to "Unix file system" partitions...

Garance Alistair Drosehn            =   gad at
Senior Systems Programmer           or  gad at
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute    or  drosih at

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