chunk 'ad1s4 ; ad1s2 ,ad1s3 does not start on a track boundary : install issue

Ryan Coleman ryan.coleman at
Wed Aug 25 17:16:13 UTC 2010

That would be your recovery partition from Acer, I would presume.

On Aug 25, 2010, at 12:04 PM, Mubeesh ali wrote:

> Hi ,
> I am trying to install freebsd on a acer 5745. I have allocated 50 gb
> of free space and i select it for free bsd slice . but in the next
> screen i get these error
> chunk 'ad1s4 ;ad1s2 ,ad1s3 does not start on a track boundary  and
> free bsd defaults to using entire hardisk. the problem is there is
> some sort of a 128 mb reserved partition in HDD (as shown from
> windows) which i fear shouldnt be formatted (I used entire disk option
> last time and system got stuck in bios splash ;had to send the lappy
> for service after that; just got the laptop back :-))
> Please advise.
> thanks,
> Mubeesh
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