Partitioning - please not that again
wblock at wonkity.com
Mon Dec 17 02:28:48 UTC 2012
On Mon, 17 Dec 2012, Polytropon wrote:
> On Mon, 17 Dec 2012 01:05:00 +0100, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
>> I startet the FreeBSD installer, chose the shell and then run:
>> # mount -t ufs /dev/ad0s1 /mnt
>> # cd /mnt
>> # rm -r *
>> # rm -r .*
> That worked? I can hardly understand why /dev/ad0s1 is
> mountable (except it's /dev/ad0s1c, i. e. you've initialized
> the whole slice, but no swap then).
> A typical construction for FreeBSD would be at least to have
> /dev/ad0s1a, mounted to /, being the bootable root partition,
> and /dev/ad0s1b, the swap partition. Further partitions could
> have been created, e. g. /dev/ad0s1d for /var, and /dev/ad0s1e
> for /usr.
>> This does cause the issue I already had before. When I go back to the
>> installer, for the partition editor I get:
>> ada0 298 GB MBR
>> ada0s1 57 GB freebsd
>> ada0s2 240 GB EBR
>> gpart show also doesn't display the 3 ufs and the swap any more.
> Did it previously show them? I don't know if gpart supports
> BSD-typical partitioning (i. e. partitions inside a slice)...
Yes, it does. But it won't show them unless you look in ada0s1.
bsdlabel partitions are inside slices.
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