On Wednesday, 23 July 2003 at 9:19:16 -0500, Kirk Strauser wrote: > At 2003-07-23T13:51:28Z, Eivind Olsen <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes: > >> There's no data on the disks that I want/have to keep. Is it at all >> possible to configure Vinum and then install FreeBSD or will I have to >> install FreeBSD first and then "convert" to Vinum-volumes by manually >> editing the disklabel (with bsdlabel), calculating offsets etc.? > > I've had great success with configuring an initial tiny partition as '/' and > doing a minimal installation (and I mean *minimal*, as in, there's nothing > else you can remove and still have it boot). The first step after booting > the new system is then configuring vinum, adding volumes for /usr, /var, and > so on, and moving the (small!) amount of data from the "physical" filesystem > to their vinum counterparts. Once that's up, I do a more complete install > with /stand/sysinstall.
And how do you reuse the space taken up by your initial tiny partition, in the order of 150 MB? Greg -- When replying to this message, please copy the original recipients. If you don't, I may ignore the reply or reply to the original recipients. For more information, see http://www.lemis.com/questions.html See complete headers for address and phone numbers
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