Installer: missing GEOM/gpart capabilities slicing disk?
ohartman at zedat.fu-berlin.de
Mon Nov 9 08:50:43 UTC 2009
I try to install a fresh new FreeBSD 8.0-RC2 (from snapshot-DVD) on a
barndnew harddrive. As far as I recall partitioning a disk is now done
via gpart and the limitation of having only 8 (-2) partitions from a
through h except b and c is now obsoleted. When dropping into the
installation process, I realised that the 8 partition boundary is still
Is there a howto (I searched the wiki and lists without success)? I read
a lot about how to install FreeBSD on op of a complete ZFS
infrastructure, but key issue seems to be a hands-on partitioning of the
target haddrive via the fixit procedure.
Any help is appreciated.
Thanks in advance,
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