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Date:      Tue, 4 Dec 2018 17:33:37 -0500
From:      <starikarp@yandex.com>
To:        Erich Dollansky <freebsd.ed.lists@sumeritec.com>
Cc:        FreeBSD Questions <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: new hard drive
Message-ID:  <20181204173337.03263c2c@yandex.com>
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On Tue, 4 Dec 2018 12:21:24 +0800
Erich Dollansky <freebsd.ed.lists@sumeritec.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> 
> On Sun, 2 Dec 2018 06:08:59 -0500
> <starikarp@yandex.com> wrote:
> 
> > On Sun, 2 Dec 2018 09:11:17 +0800
> > Erich Dollansky <freebsd.ed.lists@sumeritec.com> wrote:
> >   
> > > On Sat, 1 Dec 2018 05:38:54 -0500
> > > <starikarp@yandex.com> wrote:
> > >   
> > > here are some people running FreeBSD on the Macs. You just need a
> > > loader that is able to handle what ever is there as a BIOS
> > > replacement.
> > > 
> > > All will be plain FreeBSD after the loader took over.  
> > 
> > Yes, I have FreeBSD also on iMac and I am using rEFIt boot manager
> > but I didn't figured out how can I do this.  
> 
> just put the disk into an USB case, connect it to the iMAC. Create the
> same partition schema using gpart. I install then the operating system
> from sources on the USB drive, edit the configuration file and off it
> goes.
> 
> I do not know the differences your machines have compared to normal
> PCs.
> 
> Erich
Yes, there are difference and it doesn't want to run installation from
the other OS as OS X.But if I have on the new HD  "40 409600 1efi(200M)"

than will be okay.

gpart show (the old disk)

34  1953525101  ada0  GPT  (932G)
          34           6        - free -  (3.0K)
          40      409600     1  efi  (200M)
      409640  1216587112     2  apple-hfs  (580G)
  1216996752     1269536     3  apple-boot  (620M)
  1218266288        1024     4  freebsd-boot  (512K)
  1218267312   727710720     5  freebsd-ufs  (347G)
  1945978032     7547102     6  freebsd-swap  (3.6G)
  1953525134           1        - free -  (512B)

Thank you.



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