roberthuff at rcn.com
Sat Nov 28 18:39:34 UTC 2020
Jan Stary <hans at stare.cz> writes;
> I tried installing FreeBSD (12.2 release, amd64) on one of my
> laptops (after years of using OpenBSD almost exclusively, so
> please bare with me). Full dmesg below.
> Taking the easy way, I opted for the auto partitioning in the
> installer, which apparently creates one huge partition spanning
> the whole disk.
> Filesystem Size Used Avail Capacity Mounted on
> /dev/ada0s1a 285G 7.1G 255G 3% /
> devfs 1.0K 1.0K 0B 100% /dev
> Is that intended? I got used to separating /usr, /var/, /tmp and
> /home for various reasons. Is one big partition the preferred way
> to do things in FreeBSD?
Short answer: you asked for the easy way; you got the easy way.
My guess is anything else involves variables and decisions that
are - and probably should remain - beyond the scope of the installer.
I haven't done "the easy way" since version 3, if not earlier.
But I can explain why, and I'm willing to put in the time.
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You are not wearing a mask?
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