I am trying to install FreeBSD 5.1. I have created by means other than the
installation program, a partitioning of my disk (160 Gig), and I want to
install on one of those partitions. I have three primary partitions and one
extended where I have installed Linux in one logical partition. I want
FreeBSD to go in another logical partition. When I installed 4.7 in another
computer, I had no problems whatsoever. But with 5.1 the partitioning
utility only sees the primary partitions, the first three and the extended
one as a whole. It sees the extended partition as one partition without the
logical ones created there. Apparently I must have the partition for FreeBSD
as FAT, but other tools do not help me because the partition is too large to
For some reason the max size of a FAT partition on FreeBSD is limited to 137Gig.
If you want a dualboot linux/FreeBSD (and windows) and have a shared area for all of them I would recomend you to make gaps for the OS you chose to install last (abaut 10 gig is suitable for most OS'es) and make a comon FAT partition on the end of the disk for archive(fat)
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