Installing FreeBSD on Mac Mini 4G PPC

Torfinn Ingolfsen torfinn.ingolfsen at
Sun Jun 19 19:19:22 UTC 2011

On Sat, 18 Jun 2011 13:50:31 -0700
Marcel Moolenaar <marcel at> wrote:

> The APM partitioning scheme sets up the first partition to describe
> itself. The old APM code in FreeBSD didn't filter it out and as such
> gave the first user partition slice number 2. gpart does not do that
> but preserve the previous naming of starting user partitions with s2.

I hadn't noticed that; thanks for explaining.

> It's easily changed, but breaks backward compatibility...

As long as we now, I think we can live with it.

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