svn commit: r217390 - user/nwhitehorn/bsdinstall/partedit

Nathan Whitehorn nwhitehorn at
Fri Jan 14 14:21:38 UTC 2011

On 01/14/11 02:21, Bruce Cran wrote:
> On Fri, 14 Jan 2011 05:31:51 +0000 (UTC)
> Nathan Whitehorn<nwhitehorn at>  wrote:
>>    Add a guided partitioning wizard as a replacement for sysinstall's
>>    "Auto Defaults" button. On x86, this uses GPT by default for new
>> disks.
> I don't know how many people dual boot but Windows 7 can't boot from GPT
> from a non-EFI BIOS so it might make sense to default to using the MBR
> scheme.

It only defaults to GPT if you press the "Use Entire Disk for FreeBSD" 
option. I felt this was pretty safe. The multi-partition option uses 
MBR+bsdlabel, as today, for this reason.

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