installing in a ext3 partition?

Jerry McAllister jerrymc at
Tue Aug 12 15:11:04 UTC 2008

On Mon, Aug 11, 2008 at 06:16:15PM -0500, Ismael .... wrote:

> Is it possible to install in an existing ext3 partition?

Why would you want to do that?
It doesn't make sense.
FreeBSD is its own operating system - completely separate from Linux.
It should run in its own slice (Primary Partition in MS terms).
You may be able to cobble up some tricks to do otherwise, but don't.

> Can freebsd make use of a linux-swap as swap space?

I don't think so.


> how?
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