> I've been battling this for some time, and I figured perhaps someone here
> has done this already. I have a 60GB IDE drive in a firewire enclosure.
> Works great w/FreeBSD. It's partitioned like so:
> Offset Size(ST) End Name PType Desc Subtype
> 0 63 62 - 12 unused 0
> 63 94365747 94365809 da0s1 8 freebsd 165
> 94365810 22860495 117226304 da0s2 7 fat 6
> 117226305 5103 117231407 - 12 unused 0
> And I'd like to use one of those spare fdisk partitons (not a slice) on my
> OS-X machine for backup purposes.
Maybe you are confusing the terms. fdisk makes "slices" not partitions.
Within a slice, disklabel makes partitions. Each of those pieces you
have listed above are slices.
Since Microsloth calls slices partitions, I am not surprised that
this is confusing.
> The "fat" partition is left over from a
> test to see if a "newfs_msdos" partition would mount on OS-X (it did).
> Any idea on the partition ID for HFS?
> >From the little info I could find, OS-X/Apple has their own partition
> table in sector 2, which is independant of the "normal" partition table.
> Rather than delve into this further and confuse the issue, I'll leave this
> at "Has anyone done this?"...
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