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Date:      Mon, 15 Oct 2012 12:03:21 +0200
From:      Polytropon <>
To:        Jos Chrispijn <>
Cc:        Mike Clarke <>,
Subject:   Re: FreeBSD9 - Fresh install (2)
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On Mon, 15 Oct 2012 10:24:03 +0200, Jos Chrispijn wrote:
> > When you come to upgrade to the next FreeBSD release just install it into the
> > spare second slice and boot from that instead of the first. If you experience
> > any serious problems with the upgrade then nothing has been lost and you can
> > just revert to booting of the first slice until things are sorted out.
> that sounds goo to me! So I then have to only make that slice bootable 
> and install, right?

Per definition, you can only mark one slice bootable. If you
manage to mark more than one slice bootable, the start loader
(from BIOS) will boot into the first one it finds, and that
will possibly be the one of the 1st slice.

Magdeburg, Germany
Happy FreeBSD user since 4.0
Andra moi ennepe, Mousa, ...

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