Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 11th Dec 2006 23:02 UTC, submitted by Charles A Landemaine
PC-BSD PC-BSD 1.3 RC1 has been released. From the changelog: "Fixed icon size issues in KMenu; installer now does not display extended partitions; installer now can use empty primary partition space to install; fixed issue with BSDStats not properly reporting usage; fixed problem with 'Start' icon text not being translated properly; fixed issues when using installer to upgrade system from 1.2 to 1.3; closed numerous other issues from BETA2." Get it here.
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RE[4]: Extended partitions
by Bobe on Tue 12th Dec 2006 18:35 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Extended partitions"
Bobe
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2006-12-12

Exactly! BSD doesn't have to have a partition for each mount point, instead, you have one primary partition and then all your mount points become slices within.

I think the BSD way is a bit cleaner myself, but I have to admit it was confusing to me when I first encountered it.

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