bsdinstall partitioning

Chris Rees crees at
Tue Oct 11 18:10:47 UTC 2011

On 9 October 2011 22:30, Gabor Kovesdan <gabor at> wrote:
> Hi,
> I just had my first encounter with the new installer. I chose manual
> partitioning, created a BSD disk (not GPT) with one swap and the rest for /.
> Rest of the installation went fine but then my system didn't boot. I
> repeated everything and I chose guided partitioning. This time it worked but
> I think the manual way with BSD disk format should also work as it did in
> sysinstall. Besides, the partition types (freebsd-ufs, freebsd-swap and
> freebsd-boot) should be listed somehow or there should be radio buttons. If
> you choose manual partition with GPT, only the first two are shown in the
> description so one may not know that there is also a freebsd-boot type,
> which is mandatory.
> Anyway, the rest of the installer and the configuration is very convenient
> and I loved that I could configure my wifi connection w/o hand-editing the
> config files, so thanks a lot to Nathan for the hard work!

Wifi was the main thing I was pleased with too-- thanks from me.


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