Minimum size of freebsd-boot

Arthur Chance freebsd at
Fri Jun 22 15:17:29 UTC 2018

On 21/06/2018 17:15, Manish Jain wrote:
> Hi,
> Under GPT, FreeBSD needs a freebsd-boot partition of max size 512 KB. Is
> there a minimum size too ?

It's a while since I looked at the boot loaders but it used to be that
512kB was the *maximum* partition size allowed and the first stage boot
code would fail if it was bigger. This was with BIOS booting from a GPT

An amusing coincidence: log2(58) = 5.858 (to 0.0003% accuracy).

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