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by djcooke
Thu Dec 20, 2018 9:36 pm
Forum: Installing GhostBSD
Topic: Partition table trashed by installer
Replies: 3
Views: 476

Re: Partition table trashed by installer

Currently, when you run the GhostBSD installer, you can instruct it to delete a logical partition, to create another in the newly free space and to install in that partition. When the installation proceeds, it deletes the extended partition and therefore every logical partition, replaces it with a p...
by djcooke
Mon Dec 17, 2018 8:51 pm
Forum: Installing GhostBSD
Topic: Partition table trashed by installer
Replies: 3
Views: 476

Re: Partition table trashed by installer

I have now successfully installed FreeBSD 12.0 to a logical partition instead of GhostBSD. This was only possible after removing the BSD disklabel which the GhostBSD installer had left behind in the extended partition, since this prevented recognition of the logical partitions. FreeBSD makes availab...
by djcooke
Tue Dec 11, 2018 6:51 pm
Forum: Installing GhostBSD
Topic: Partition table trashed by installer
Replies: 3
Views: 476

Partition table trashed by installer

Four years ago I successfully installed FreeBSD on a logical partition in a multiboot setup. In the process of setting up a similar arrangement on a new laptop with an MBR partition table, I have today tried to install GhostBSD on to a logical partition. I was not impressed by the consequences. The ...