Install to a Partition problems.

jd1008 jd1008 at
Fri Apr 24 20:10:50 UTC 2015

On 04/24/2015 02:07 PM, Warren Block wrote:
> On Thu, 23 Apr 2015, Kent Kuriyama wrote:
>> You need to use MBR vice GPT partitioning.  While GPT can support 
>> multiple
>> boot partitions, the GPT boot loader doesn't let you interactively 
>> choose
>> what partition to boot from.  The boot loader for MBR does.
> I think that PCBSD uses Grub now, so that should not be necessary. 
> bsdinstall ought to be able to install to any given GPT partition, but 
> I can't say I have tried that.
But that does not mean that the BIOS understands gpt partitions, in order
to give the user the choice of which partition to boot.

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