FreeBSD 9.3 new install problems ....
rsmith at xs4all.nl
Fri Aug 1 23:28:53 UTC 2014
On Fri, Aug 01, 2014 at 03:22:53PM -0500, William A. Mahaffey III wrote:
> On 08/01/14 11:43, Roland Smith wrote:
> > On Fri, Aug 01, 2014 at 08:35:19AM -0500, William A. Mahaffey III wrote:
> >> On 07/31/14 22:33, Warren Block wrote:
> >>> On Thu, 31 Jul 2014, William A. Mahaffey III wrote:
> >>>> .... I am new to FreeBSD, been using UNIX since '86 (ConvexOS, then
> >>>> SGI), Linux since 1995 ISlack, Mandrake, SuSE, Fedora, CentOS). I
> >>>> just apparently completed an install of FreeBSD AMD64 on a
> >>>> purpose-built computer, Jaguar Kabini based (Sempron 3850), 4 X 1 TB
> >>>> HGST SATA3 HDD's, 16 GB RAM. I partitioned the HDD;s using the shell
> >>>> option from the partition dialog (used a shell script,
> >>> Why? What did the shell script do?
> >> Mostly saved me possible typos typing it all in live .... It just
> >> entered the same gpt/gstripe/newfs.etc commands I would have typed in at
> >> the console ....
> > Why don't you use the installer that comes on the install images,
> > `bsdinstall`?
> > Roland
> I poked around a bit (*not* much), & missed anything RAID-related in the
> installer .... is that on me ? The FreeBSD doc site seemed to imply that
> I would need the shell approach to do what I wanted, so I mostly just
> went w/ that, maybe more pilot error :-/ ....
Personally, to keep things simple I like to install FreeBSD on a simple UFS
Once the system is up and running I can then mirror/raid the data drives any
way I choose.
There is a wiki page about setting up FreeBSD on a mirrored ZFS boot drive
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