9.0-BETA1 installer glithcies (i386)

Scot Hetzel swhetzel at gmail.com
Sun Aug 21 20:42:46 UTC 2011

2011/8/21 Kevin Oberman <kob6558 at gmail.com>:
> 2011/8/21 Lev Serebryakov <lev at freebsd.org>:
>> Hello, Nathan.
>> You wrote 21 августа 2011 г., 20:53:22:
>>> GPT is bootable on all x86 systems, with either EFI or BIOS, and is now
>>   Ok, I was not sure here.
> The Wikipedia article on GUID Partition Table states that Windows only supports
> GPT boot when the system is a EFI system and is 64-bit Windows, Vista or newer.
> Windows-32 will not boot from a GPT disk.
> I know Wikipedia is not always right, but it matches my limited experience.
> https://secure.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/wiki/GUID_Partition_Table

Since this is the FreeBSD list, we are talking about booting FreeBSD
from GPT partitioned disks.   FreeBSD supports booting from both
PC/BIOS and EFI Systems.

If you want to dual boot between FreeBSD and Windows, then you will
need a MBR Partitioned disk.
> --
> R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer - Retired
> E-mail: kob6558 at gmail.com
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