freebsd 10. trashing hard drives?

Erich Dollansky erichsfreebsdlist at
Wed Apr 16 08:05:42 UTC 2014


On Wed, 16 Apr 2014 02:45:18 -0500
bill <bill at> wrote:

> On 04/16/2014 01:50 AM, Erich Dollansky wrote:
> > FreeBSD starts a fresh installation with a GPT schema. Even with my 
> > much newer machine, I am not able to use GPT. Just try if MBR
> > works. Eric
> Thanks Erich I thought that might be the problem. But i have no idea
> how del or change the mbr, or the gpt partitioning, as i am unable to
> boot the computer at all with the hd installed?
put the disk into an USB case. You can then boot from CD or thumb drive
and do the install again. Do not forget to edit fstab before rebooting.


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