Partitioning 1T HDD

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at
Thu Mar 18 17:14:21 UTC 2021

Duke Normandin <sidney.reilley.ii at> writes:

> On Wed, 17 Mar 2021 22:40:27 -0700
> Kevin Oberman <rkoberman at> wrote:
>> FreeBSD defaults to putting everything in one partition. There is no
>> requirement for more than one.
> Good to know! But what if I want to dual-boot a Linux distro as well?
> Do I allow space for it beforehand, i.e while I'm partitioning for
> FreeBSD? OR do I shrink the FreeBSD partition while trying to install
> the Linux distro?

Just leave it unused for now. There's no need to complicate things.

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