UFS partitioning

Jerry McAllister jerrymc at msu.edu
Sat Dec 6 18:05:02 PST 2008

On Fri, Dec 05, 2008 at 11:28:32PM -0800, perryh at pluto.rain.com wrote:

> > Dangerous is probably overstating the issue a bit ...
> AFAIK the "danger" is that someone boots the machine with an
> installer for some other OS, and that installer treats the
> disk as unformatted -- hence "obviously" containing nothing
> important -- because it doesn't have a recognizable MBR.

Yes, that could happen if you run a non-FreeBSD installer that
doesn't know about FreeBSD and Dangerously Dedicated disks.


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