FreeBSD on USB drive for a MacBook Pro

Wojciech Puchar wojtek at
Sun May 31 08:33:07 UTC 2009

> 4) Just to be contrary, I'd also like to use GELI (if possible) for
> everything but /boot. Does needing an extra /boot partition change
> anything?

Actually you can't create /boot partition, but something else like /b
and link /boot to /b/boot

bootloader subsystem requires that things are in /boot subdirectory on 

make /boot partition a, encrypted partition as d and add in 

if you do this and not forget to add -b in geli init everything will just 

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