Using bsdinstall to create MBR

Erich Dollansky erichsfreebsdlist at
Wed Mar 13 03:15:03 UTC 2013


On Tue, 12 Mar 2013 18:36:15 -0700
Doug Hardie <bc979 at> wrote:

> I am trying to use bsdinstall to create a MBR partitioned disk.  I
> can set the partition type to MBR fine.  However, when trying to add
> in slices I can't figure out what to enter for the parameters.
> Everything I have tried gives an error message.  I wanted one for /
> and one for swap.  How do I create the two slices?
I would recommend gpart. You can find out more here:

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