how do I create partitions?
petermatulis at yahoo.ca
Sun Feb 5 14:09:39 PST 2006
--- fbsd_user <fbsd_user at a1poweruser.com> wrote:
> This is a windows question.
I'm using FreeBSD as the central image server.
> The windows install cd has as its first option to run fdisk to
> partition your hard drive.
The new partition must have the same number of sectors as my image. I
don't think the Windows tools you mention give you this control.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
> [mailto:owner-freebsd-questions at freebsd.org]On Behalf Of Bjï¿½rn Kï¿½nig
> Sent: Sunday, February 05, 2006 3:53 PM
> To: Peter
> Cc: freebsd-questions
> Subject: Re: how do I create partitions?
> Peter schrieb:
> > Given that, on a windows client, I have backed up the partition
> the OS and
> > its applications reside on.
> > Given that the client's disk becomes unusable.
> > Given that I can recreate the correct partition size and type with
> > CD.
> > What is the best way to set up the MBR of the windows client so it
> > boot? An aborted Windows install?
> I'm not sure what you are trying to do. sysinstall's fdisk programm
> which is on the CD writes suitable boot code to the MBR if you want
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