Partitioning 1T HDD
espanop at gmail.com
Thu Mar 18 12:10:31 UTC 2021
It depends on what you want to do, if you do not need gpt, don't go with it.
On Thu, 18 Mar 2021 at 10:22, Jacques Foucry <jacques+freebsd at foucry.net>
> Le jeudi 18 mars 2021 à 07:53:02 (+0000), Steve O'Hara-Smith à écrit:
> > On Wed, 17 Mar 2021 21:36:15 -0600
> > Duke Normandin <sidney.reilley.ii at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > I want to install both FreeBSD and a Linux distro on an ASUS laptop
> > > that I just upgraded with a 1T HDD.
> > >
> > > I'm not sure how to proceed for a 50-50 split the HDD storage.
> > > 2 equal Primary partitions? First one gets Freebsd; the 2nd left unused
> > > until I install a Linux distro?
> > You can make any split you like, and leaving a partition marked
> > unused is perfectly fine.
> > I will second the suggestion to use GPT partitioning instead of the
> > old MBR partitioning which is generally considered obsolete because of
> > limitations.
> I agree too, even I not a specialist.
> Jacques Foucry
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