new install

Kevin Oberman rkoberman at gmail.com
Sun Mar 21 15:46:26 UTC 2021


On Sun, Mar 21, 2021 at 8:36 AM LuMiWa <lumiwa at dismail.de> wrote:

> On Sun, 21 Mar 2021 07:55:43 -0700
> Kevin Oberman <rkoberman at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > On Sun, Mar 21, 2021 at 3:41 AM LuMiWa via freebsd-questions <
> > freebsd-questions at freebsd.org> wrote:
> >
> > > Hi!
> > >
> > > I bought first laptop in my life (Thinkpad T495) and I have a few
> > > questions, please:
> > > Laptop is with Windows 10 on which I never had (from DOS to FreeBSD
> > > and OS/2 and Linux between) and I do not want to keep on, security
> > > boot is enabled.
> > > I like to install Haiku and FreeBSD. For Haiku is 5 GB more than
> > > enough and the rest of the drive for FreeBSD.
> > > Should I install partition disk and install Haiku first or is okay
> > > that I install FreeBSD and make one FAT32 partition for Haiku? And
> > > secure boot should be disabled too?
> > >
> > > Thank you.
> > >
> > >
> > > --
> > > “We live in a world where there is more and more information, and
> > > less and less meaning.”
> > >
> > > Jean Baudrillard
> > >
> > If you are confident that the Haiku partition will not exceed 5G, I'd
> > use gpart(8) to set up the drive. The order of the partitions is
> > pretty irrelevant, but reserving 5G and then setting the rest up for
> > FreeBSD.
> >
> > You should already have an EFI partition. Just leave it alone. If you
> > wan Windows gone, delete the Windows partitions (usually three of
> > them), and use  "gpart add -i 2 -s 5G -t fat32 -l Haiku ada0" or
> > something similar. The label can be anything. If there are spaces in
> > your chosen name, put the name in quotation marks.
> >
> > Finally create your FreeBSD partitions. You can either use all space
> > for a single partition  or use a traditional set for root (/), usr,
> > var, tmp, and any others you need. I'd put the swap space immediately
> > after the Haiku partition as, again, you can just specify "gpart add
> > -i 3 -t freebsd-swap -l swap -s ???G ada0. Everything else will be 1
> > to N partitions of type freebsd-ufs. The last can be created without
> > specifying the size and all remaining space will be allocated to it.
> > Pick a reasonable label for each. That's it. Then you can use newfs
> > to set up the UFS file structures on each FreeBSD partition other
> > than swap. Because swap is raw, use glabel(8) to label it "swap".
> > That's about it. --
> > Kevin Oberman, Part time kid herder and retired Network Engineer
> > E-mail: rkoberman at gmail.com
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>
> Thank you very much. And as I mention before the secure boot should be
> disabled?
>
>
> --
> “We live in a world where there is more and more information, and less
> and less meaning.”
>
> Jean Baudrillard
>
Yes, that is correct.
--
Kevin Oberman, Part time kid herder and retired Network Engineer
E-mail: rkoberman at gmail.com
PGP Fingerprint: D03FB98AFA78E3B78C1694B318AB39EF1B055683


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