FreeBSD fdisk how to?

Wojciech Puchar wojtek at
Fri Jun 20 09:18:46 UTC 2008

> Yep this hard disk is for FreeBSD only. Why I should not use fdisk?

because it's not needed.


clean it up
dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/disk bs=64k count=1

make initial label

bsdlabel -w disk

edit label to your needs

bsdlabel -e disk

newfs,mount,copy files,umount

bsdlabel -B disk

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