number of partitions

Roland Smith rsmith at
Thu May 15 17:09:12 UTC 2008

On Thu, May 15, 2008 at 09:36:06AM -0600, Carlo.Capponi at wrote:
> looks like I cannot create more than 8 partitions at boot time on a single 
> disk.
> how to overcome this problem ?
> thanks

Use fdisk to make up to 4 slices on the disk; e.g. ad0 gets ad0s1 to ad0s4.
you can then create up to 6 usable partitions on each slice.

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