Defining a new slice

Andrew L. Gould algould at
Thu Feb 17 13:09:35 GMT 2005

On Thursday 17 February 2005 07:08 am, Vittorio wrote:
> As a newbie I can create a new FreeBSD UFS partition/slice by means
> of sysinstall (by the way, I installed freeBSD 5.3).
> Now recently I freed some partitions devoted to M$ Windows (at last!)
> and I want to transform them into UFS partitions.
> How can I do it from a console?
> Could you point me to an explanatory web-page I was unable to find
> googling?
> A step by step explanation would be highly apptreciated.
> Ciao
> Vittorio

Question to list:

If the administrator uses /stand/sysinstall to replace a Windows 
partition that exists in front of the FreeBSD system partition with a 
UFS partition, will this rename the system partition and break the 
bootup process?

Andrew Gould

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