sysinstall's disklabel wont create more [partitions than a-h?
oremanj at webserver.get-linux.org
Mon Apr 21 15:48:10 PDT 2003
On Mon, Apr 21, 2003 at 11:59:45AM -0400 or thereabouts, Fuzzy seemed to write:
> I'm installing fbsd 4-8-release
> on an 80gig ide hd, i want to
> divide the disk into more parts,
> (BSD partitions), than the
> disklabel function of sysinstall
> will allow.
> I can make 4 slices and use a-h in
> each of them, but would like to
> use the automated tool, as I'm
> really awfull with arithmetic
> and have a hard time with the
> line mode disklabel.
> I've been told by people its
> possible to create more BSD
> partitions then a,b,e,f,g,h
> but am having difficulty
> figuring it out.
FreeBSD only lets you use a-h.
OpenBSD gives you a-p.
> does anyone know the trick
> to convince sysinstall's
> disklabel to do this,
> (or failing that, a way to
> do with the real disklabel
> that doesn't require good
> math skills)?
There's no way to get more than 'h' partition in FBSD.
> thank in advance
Hope this helps,
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