On Sun, 15 Nov 2009 01:03:03 -0800, Gary Kline <kl...@thought.org> wrote: > anybody remember what keys to hit in the installation procedure?
Let me access my brain... open(brain); Start installation which brings up sysinstall. Choose CUSTOM. First set up slice in FDISK, press 'd' to nuke 'em all, then 'c' to create a new slice covering the whole disk (I think this is what you want), give it active attribute with 's', then 'q' to quit and write changes. Choose standard MBR. The go to PARTITIONS. With 'c' (each one) create: 1 GB -> FS -> mount as / 2 GB -> SWAP 1 GB -> FS -> mount as /tmp 1 GB -> FS -> mount as /var 10 GB -> FS -> mount as /usr 50 GB -> FS -> mount as /usr/local * -> FS -> mount as /home Adjust numbers to your individual needs, 'q' when done. After that, proceed with installation. Choose packages, services and other stuff as you want. Always keep in mind: READ what's on the screen. Not doing that could lead to massive data destruction. Oh wait, who am I talking to? You already know that, and I didn't say anything. :-) According to terminology: In MICROS~1 land, slices are called "DOS primary partitions". There can be 4 of them. FreeBSD can create more than 4 slices per disk. What FreeBSD calls partitions (i. e. subdivisions of a slice, each holding a file system) have no expression in MICROS~1 land and could maybe be compared to "logical volumes inside a DOS extended partition". -- Polytropon Magdeburg, Germany Happy FreeBSD user since 4.0 Andra moi ennepe, Mousa, ... _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"