sysinstall(8) && bsdlabel a new disk

Bruce Cran bruce at
Mon Nov 1 00:03:57 UTC 2010

On Sunday 31 October 2010 20:02:58 Matthias Apitz wrote:

> How this is supposed to work using sysinstall(8)
> or should one use only bsdlabel(8) directly in such a case?

sysinstall isn't really intended for post-install use: you should probably 
learn how to use gpart instead - e.g.

gpart create -s mbr /dev/disk
gpart add -t freebsd /dev/disk
gpart create -s bsd /dev/disk
gpart add -t freebsd-ufs /dev/disks1

newfs /dev/disks1a

Bruce Cran

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