On Wednesday 29 October 2008 11:52:19 am Franck Royer wrote: > John Baldwin a écrit : > > On Wednesday 29 October 2008 07:42:18 am Lowell Gilbert wrote: > > > >> Franck Royer <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes: > >> > >> > >>> Can I oblige pcbsd to look the gpt table instead of the msdos one ? How > >>> can I access to my fifth partition ? > >>> > >> John Baldwin (jhb) has been working on GPT support, but it's still > >> reported to be a work in progress. It works as far as recognizing > >> disks over 16TB. It also gets picked up by the geom framework. I'm > >> not sure about booting, although there are tantalizing hints in the > >> manual pages. > >> > > > > GPT booting works just fine on 6.x and later. Using the gpt(8) utility you > > basically do: > > > > # gpt create foo0 > > # gpt boot foo0 > > > > The second command creates a special boot partition in /dev/foo0p1. You can > > then add partitions: > > > > # gpt add -t ufs <other params like size if needed> foo0 > > # newfs /dev/foo0p2 > > > > gpart(8) in HEAD works similarly. The one thing lacking is that > > sysinstall/libdisk doesn't handle GPT, so there isn't a nice way to do it > > during installation. > > > > > Ok thank you. But actually, it's not what I'm looking for. > > I use freebsd on a macbook. On this macbook, I already have a gpt, > refit, mac os x and some linux partitions. The problem is freebsd, which > doesn't recognize partitions after the fourth one (but my gentoo linux > see them). > > Then, I suppose freebsd use the mbr partition table (synchronized from > the gpt one using refit) to populate the /dev, but partitions after the > fourth, which are those I want to use, are only indexed in the gpt. > > Finally, I want to force freebsd to use the gpt on my hard drive to > allow it to see others partitions. > > I don't want to destroy my actual gpt, maybe one day, but no right now. > > Tell me if my english is too bad to be understood. > > I just want to precise that I use pcvbsd 7.0, so the kernel > configuration might be different than the freebsd generic one.
What device entries do you see in /dev? -- John Baldwin _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"