On Fri, Jun 20, 2008 at 01:48:44AM -0700, Unga wrote:

> --- On Fri, 6/20/08, Wojciech Puchar <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> 
> > From: Wojciech Puchar <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> > Subject: Re: FreeBSD fdisk how to?
> > To: "Unga" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> > Cc: freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
> > Date: Friday, June 20, 2008, 3:57 PM
> > > g c30401 h255 s63
> > > p 1 165 63 488392002
> > > a 1
> > >
> > >
> > > I ran fdisk as follows:
> > > fdisk -f configfile -itv /dev/ad2
> > >
> > 
> > is this disk FreeBSD only? don't use fdisk at all
> 
> Yep this hard disk is for FreeBSD only. Why I should not use fdisk? What 
> should I use to partition a disk? I'm running FreeBSD 7.0.

He is making what was popularly called a 'dangerously dedicated' disk.
There are no slices, just partitions carved out of the raw disk.  It is
readable only by FreeBSD.
It works, but I prefer to have the flexibility of using fdisk and 
creating slices and then dividing them in to partitions.

////jerry


> 
> Regards
> Unga
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