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Date:      Wed, 6 Apr 2011 19:05:43 +0200
From:      Matthias Apitz <guru@unixarea.de>
To:        Bruce Cran <bruce@cran.org.uk>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: using gpart(8) to slice a disk
Message-ID:  <20110406170543.GA2264@tinyCurrent>
In-Reply-To: <20110228144037.00007337@unknown>
References:  <20110228135243.GA3148@sh4-5.1blu.de> <20110228144037.00007337@unknown>

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El día Monday, February 28, 2011 a las 02:40:37PM +0000, Bruce Cran escribió:

> On Mon, 28 Feb 2011 14:52:44 +0100
> Matthias Apitz <guru@unixarea.de> wrote:
> 
> > I've read the man page of gpart(8) but do not see clearly what I did
> > wrong with the above sequence and esp. what would have set the missing
> > boot flag?
> 
> gpart set -a active -i 1 ad4

I did again an installation (9-CURRENT), but even the above command did
not made the disk boot-able; the fdisk part of sysinstall(8) did not
show the 'A' flag; setting it with fdisk made the system booting fine;

any idea? thanks

	matthias

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