installation of 12.1R and 11.3R fails
darcy at druid.net
Sat May 23 09:01:17 UTC 2020
On 2020-05-23 00:43, Donald Wilde wrote:
> I will try using MBR instead of GPT, as you suggest. I did that once
> the first time and no joy. Other than that and using the USB instead
> of DVD, the only other delta in your procedure is zeroing the disk and
> ensuring that all settings in BIOS are set to default.
This is exactly what I found when going from Linux to FreeBSD. Just run
dd(1) with input file /dev/zero on the raw disk before starting your
installation. You have to completely wipe out the Linux boot blocks.
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