19.04 Community Release - no ZFS MBR option

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19.04 Community Release - no ZFS MBR option

Post by deFrisselle » Tue Apr 16, 2019 11:31 pm

Installing on a couple of old ASUS laptops (X75A) with SSDs In the install in choosing file system there is no option for MBR for UFS nor ZFS
For whatever reason, I've had to do BIOS compatibility mode instead of UEFI, even though the laptops support that. Had to do the same when I tried DragonflyBSD. This also required MBR.
So the install wouldn't boot, no boot path in BIOS Looks like I need compatibility BIOS and MBR

I'm going to try the Official release. Didn't realize the was much difference between that and community

Okay, tried installing the official release and had the same issue. Neither release offered the option for MBR for either UFS or ZFS
Would be nice if I could do an UEFI install

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Re: 19.04 Community Release - no ZFS MBR option

Post by ericbsd » Wed Apr 17, 2019 11:20 am

At the moment the installer does not supporting UEFI installation with MBR.

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Re: 19.04 Community Release - no ZFS MBR option

Post by deFrisselle » Wed Apr 17, 2019 9:44 pm

I had the previous release installed, 18.12, with BIOS Compatibility set and UFS with MBR in the installer. That's not working with the current release.

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Re: 19.04 Community Release - no ZFS MBR option

Post by deFrisselle » Sat Apr 27, 2019 7:31 pm

Does GhostBSD support EUFI install with GPT? I can't get an install DVD nor USB stick to install with EUFI. I'm forced to use BIOS compatibility mode and this MBR. Making it ### to dual boot

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