Partioning for a FBSD-64 install
rob2 at pythonemproject.com
Mon Sep 27 09:25:03 PDT 2004
Bob Willcox wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 27, 2004 at 08:55:15AM -0700, Rob wrote:
>>1. Is it my imagination or is a 64 bit install going to take twice the
>>space of a regular 32 bit one?
> Not in my experience. Two systems I have here suggest that although the
> 64-bit binaries are larger, they are no where near double in size.
> bob at sidious:pg /usr/bin> uname -a
> FreeBSD sidious.austin.ibm.com 5.3-BETA5 FreeBSD 5.3-BETA5 #9: Mon Sep 20 13:15:31 CDT 2004 bob at sidious.austin.ibm.com:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/SIDIOUS i386
> bob at sidious:pg /usr/bin> du
> 21418 .
> bob at qui-gon:p2 /usr/bin> uname -a
> FreeBSD qui-gon.immure.com 5.3-BETA5 FreeBSD 5.3-BETA5 #16: Fri Sep 24 14:31:21 CDT 2004 bob at qui-gon.immure.com:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/QUI-GON amd64
> bob at qui-gon:p2 /usr/bin> du
> 26972 .
>>2. I have seperate SCSI drives, one for XP-64 and one for FreeBSD-64.
>>In the past I have used grub to boot between OS's. If #1 is true
>> then grub will no longer be on a floppy and will have to become
>>bootable CD unless useable in emulation mode. Is there a grub port for 64?
> Well, I know nothing about grub... :-)
Thank you. That info is what I needed for install. I can always tweek
the bios to boot into the right drive. Rob.
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