Machines don’t need to be old to have issues. I have a two year old asus am3+ board that cant boot from gpt without secure boot enabled and is hard coded for Microsoft keys
Lucas Holt > On Apr 11, 2018, at 12:04 PM, Ryan Stone <ryst...@gmail.com> wrote: > >> On Wed, Apr 11, 2018 at 11:14 AM, Pedro Giffuni <p...@freebsd.org> wrote: >> Hi; >> >> FWIW, I use a very old PC of the type where the processor will not be fixed >> by Intel and that still needs support for the traditional BIOS. I also >> bought a 3TB HD (they were easier to find that 2T). >> >> If I leave the disk dedicated to FreeBSD it recognizes the complete 3TB and >> will happily use ZFS for everything, however I want to dual boot so after >> lots of testing I ended up ignoring 1 TB of HD :(. >> >> It does happen that there is a really nice boot loader that could have saved >> the day but it is very difficult to install standalone: >> >> https://sourceforge.net/projects/cloverefiboot >> >> Just in case someone has the time and inclination to play with it :) >> >> Pedro. > > Is the issue due to using MBR partitioning? FreeBSD supports booting > from a GPT partition from a traditional BIOS; you don't need EFI. Is > this machine so old that its BIOS doesn't support booting from GPT? > _______________________________________________ > email@example.com mailing list > https://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-current > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-current-unsubscr...@freebsd.org" _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list https://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-current To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-current-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"