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Date:      Sun, 21 Mar 2021 15:36:32 +0000
From:      LuMiWa <>
To:        Kevin Oberman <>
Cc:        FreeBSD Questions <>
Subject:   Re: new install
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On Sun, 21 Mar 2021 07:55:43 -0700
Kevin Oberman <> wrote:

> On Sun, Mar 21, 2021 at 3:41 AM LuMiWa via freebsd-questions <
>> wrote:
> > Hi!
> >
> > I bought first laptop in my life (Thinkpad T495) and I have a few
> > questions, please:
> > Laptop is with Windows 10 on which I never had (from DOS to FreeBSD
> > and OS/2 and Linux between) and I do not want to keep on, security
> > boot is enabled.
> > I like to install Haiku and FreeBSD. For Haiku is 5 GB more than
> > enough and the rest of the drive for FreeBSD.
> > Should I install partition disk and install Haiku first or is okay
> > that I install FreeBSD and make one FAT32 partition for Haiku? And
> > secure boot should be disabled too?
> >
> > Thank you.
> >
> >
> > --
> > =E2=80=9CWe live in a world where there is more and more information, a=
> > less and less meaning.=E2=80=9D
> >
> > Jean Baudrillard
> >
> If you are confident that the Haiku partition will not exceed 5G, I'd
> use gpart(8) to set up the drive. The order of the partitions is
> pretty irrelevant, but reserving 5G and then setting the rest up for
> FreeBSD.
> You should already have an EFI partition. Just leave it alone. If you
> wan Windows gone, delete the Windows partitions (usually three of
> them), and use  "gpart add -i 2 -s 5G -t fat32 -l Haiku ada0" or
> something similar. The label can be anything. If there are spaces in
> your chosen name, put the name in quotation marks.
> Finally create your FreeBSD partitions. You can either use all space
> for a single partition  or use a traditional set for root (/), usr,
> var, tmp, and any others you need. I'd put the swap space immediately
> after the Haiku partition as, again, you can just specify "gpart add
> -i 3 -t freebsd-swap -l swap -s ???G ada0. Everything else will be 1
> to N partitions of type freebsd-ufs. The last can be created without
> specifying the size and all remaining space will be allocated to it.
> Pick a reasonable label for each. That's it. Then you can use newfs
> to set up the UFS file structures on each FreeBSD partition other
> than swap. Because swap is raw, use glabel(8) to label it "swap".
> That's about it. --
> Kevin Oberman, Part time kid herder and retired Network Engineer
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Thank you very much. And as I mention before the secure boot should be

=E2=80=9CWe live in a world where there is more and more information, and l=
and less meaning.=E2=80=9D

Jean Baudrillard

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