Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 13th Apr 2006 17:52 UTC
FreeBSD FreeBSD 6.1-RC1 has been released. "The FreeBSD Release Engineering Team is pleased to announce the availability of FreeBSD 6.1-RC1. It is meant to be a refinement of the 6-STABLE, branch with few dramatic changes. A lot of bugfixes have been made, some drivers have been updated, and some areas have been tweaked for better performance, etc., but no large changes have been made to the basic architecture."
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RE[4]: I wonder
by J-freebsd_98 on Fri 14th Apr 2006 00:21 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: I wonder"
J-freebsd_98
Member since:
2006-01-01

when I first used BSD I also did not have enuf space.
I put root and /var (or root and tmp) into a primary
partition.
I had space remaining in a "secondary dos" partition.
I formatted the space with BootIt shareware as type 165, bsd, and installed usr and tmp (or usr and var) into it.
so 2 of the 4 were in space within an extended partition. Remains for someone else to test whether
BootIt or something else can do the same procedure and
fully boot a BSD that is installed *if it will* into
a previously-formatted 165 "bsd" area within the
extended partition.

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RE[5]: I wonder
by phoenix on Fri 14th Apr 2006 16:30 in reply to "RE[4]: I wonder"
phoenix Member since:
2005-07-11

The / filesystem (which contains the boot blocks, the laoder, and the kernel) of FreeBSD *must* reside on a primary (DOS) partition. All other filesystems can be on primary (DOS) or extended/logical (DOS) partitions.

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