[PC-BSD Testing] PCBSD 7.1 Alpha 2

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.com
Mon Feb 23 06:50:53 PST 2009

Bill Leeper wrote:
> Thanks for jogging my memory, Ian. I get the same results here. The  
> Software and Updates Manager even shows that they are not installed  
> even though I told it to during the install.
> I also checked on the partitioning and it did not set it up the way I  
> told it to using a custom partitioning scheme. Basically I told to to  
> split the HD with the first half going to PC-BSD but it ended up using  
> the entire drive for PC-BSD. The drive was originally one large PC-BSD  
> partition running ZFS. I will try the partitioning again with the next  
> alpha and just wipe the whole drive and leave it unformatted. Then I  
> will see if it will actually use the partition size I specify.

How are you trying to setup the partitions? Right now PC-BSD only lets 
you select a partition, free space, or use entire disk. If you are 
installing to a disk with 1 large partition on it already, it will just 
use the entire thing, even if you change the various mount-points to use 
less space.

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