New Computer System
keramida at ceid.upatras.gr
Fri Feb 24 03:54:36 PST 2006
On 2006-02-23 22:50, "illoai at gmail.com" <illoai at gmail.com> wrote:
>On 2/22/06, gs_stoller at juno.com <gs_stoller at juno.com> wrote:
>> I bought a new system (it was on sale), it has 180 Gigabytes
>> of hard drive. Naturally I want to slice it up, so where can
>> I find the documentation on the slice/partition process and
>> table. As I recall, I can make 4 hard slices/partitions and
>> then I can further break-down 1 (or more of them) to have
>> logical slices/partitions. Where can I find documentation on
>> the logical slices/partitions and how to use them? Can I boot
>> into a ( FreeBSD ) logical slice, and if so, how do I do it?
>> (For the 4 hard slices, one uses function keys F1 thru F4 .)
>> Has someone already setup the capability of booting into
>> logical slices, and if so, where can I get it and its
> From a 40-50 minute excursion into qemu, FreeBSD does not enjoy
> linux logical partitions (slices), and I could not get it to
> install into one.
Sure it does. They just have slice numbers >= 5.
You can't boot from a logical slice though.
> Jerry McAllister's advice remains sound.
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