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Date:      Tue, 21 Jan 2014 14:50:20 +0700
From:      Olivier Nicole <>
To:        Ian Smith <>
Cc:        Polytropon <>, "" <>
Subject:   Re: FreeBSD and Linux shared installation
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> Should be good.  I tend to disagree with Olivier about not having a
> separate /home, and I recall you also being a fan of dump/restore,

I advocate a separate file system for /home, but I was suggesting to
join that with the Prim #3 partition below, not having one file system
for /home and one other file system for /common (as it reduces the
fragmentation, and what is common is the data, usually located in

>  > Extend. #1
>  >   log. dr. #1        Kali Linux      15 GB   /dev/sda5
>  >   log. dr. #2        Mageia Linux    15 GB   /dev/sda6
> From FreeBSD accessing my old OS/2 partitions I seem to recall that
> /dev/ada0s5 is the ext drive itself, and within would be ada0s6 and s7,
> though the above nomenclature would be right from Linux' POV.

In Linux too (Ubuntu) the Extended #1 is partition #4 and being
splited into logical partition #5 and #6. Basically what you write
Ian, but you missed the #4: /dev/ada0s4 is the ext drive itself, and
within would be ada0s5 and s6...



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