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Date:      Mon, 16 Jan 2012 09:55:16 +0100
From:      Matthias Apitz <>
To:        Bernard Higonnet <>
Subject:   Re: Difficulties partitioning disk FreeBSD 9.0
Message-ID:  <20120116085515.GA1171@tiny>
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El día Monday, January 16, 2012 a las 09:45:23AM +0100, Bernard Higonnet escribió:

> I am trying to install 9.0 on a small notebook on which I have 
> previously successfully installed 8.2.
> I don't get very far. When defining partitions I have opted for Guided 
> and chosen a drive with enough space (3.5GB), Entire disk. I am then 
> asked if I'm sure I want to proceed, to which I answer "yes". I am then 
> shown the results and invited to "Finish". I'm then warned I will lose 
> all my data. I "commit" and get
> ...

Maybe you could make use of this to install FreeBSD into the entire disk
of a small netbook:

(it describes 10-CURRENT, but could easy adapted for any other release)



Matthias Apitz
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UNIX since V7 on PDP-11, UNIX on mainframe since ESER 1055 (IBM /370)
UNIX on x86 since SVR4.2 UnixWare 2.1.2, FreeBSD since 2.2.5

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