[PC-BSD Testing] PCBSD 7.1 Alpha 2

Bill Leeper protagonist at charter.net
Mon Feb 23 07:34:22 PST 2009

On Feb 23, 2009, at 6:50 AM, Kris Moore wrote:

> 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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I found that one out the hard way.   :-)   Next install I will go  
ahead and partition the drive before I install. Great job on this  
alpha so far. Keep up the good work.

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