On Tue, Jan 08, 2008 at 05:08:15PM -0500, Aryeh M. Friedman wrote: > -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- > Hash: SHA1 > > Jerry McAllister wrote: > > On Mon, Jan 07, 2008 at 10:33:04PM -0500, Aryeh M. Friedman wrote: > > > >> I have my FreeBSD partition as partition 1 and my ntfs as > >> partition 2 but Vista insists that there is no suitable partion > >> to install to (even though the ntfs partition is big enough)... > >> after some research I found that vista absolutely insists that > >> the ntfs partition be partition 1... how do I swap them and/or > >> delete the ntfs one and renumber it so freebsd is in partion slot > >> 2 (with nothing in 1 and then I can use fdisk to make a new slot > >> 1) > > > > Well, you can use fdisk from the fixit shell to make your slice 2 > > (note the primary divisions are called 'slices' in FreeBSD) in to a > > FreeBSD type and then create your FreeBSD partitions in it and > > build FreeBSD filesystems there. > > I think I should of been a little more specific the physical layout is > completely correct (i.e. the sizes, start/end tracks, etc.) the only > problem is the logical numbering of the partitions/slices in the mbr > idea of the table... namely I just need to relabel them not modify > them in any way.
I don't think you can make slice 2 become slice 1. The system numbers them in order of appearance. This comes from BIOS standard usage. ////jerry _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"