Install to a Partition problems.

Warren Block wblock at
Fri Apr 24 22:47:14 UTC 2015

On Fri, 24 Apr 2015, jd1008 wrote:

> 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.

Well, no.  Grub is started, and it is responsible for showing the list 
of bootable partitions.  It can deal with GPT partitions, I've done 

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