[PC-BSD Testing] 9.0 Install GPT partitioning

Brodey Dover doverosx at gmail.com
Sat Feb 26 19:14:28 PST 2011

On 2/26/2011 9:38 PM, Arthur wrote:
> On 02/26/2011 8:27 PM, Brodey Dover wrote:
>> Hello all,
>> Has someone successfully installed PC-BSD alongside Windows Vista/7? 
>> I used to have a Windows 7/PC-BSD setup and I seem to recall that the 
>> installer was able to identify the partitions on the GPT'd drive just 
>> fine but I could be wrong. Right now I see the reserved space and 
>> another slice ada0p2 at the full size of my drive...which is wrong. I 
>> should be seeing two partitions 400GB (for Windows) and 200GB (for 
>> PC-BSD 9).
>> Regards,
>> Brodey Dover
> Brodey,
> Remeber that Win 7 (Vista too?) puts a 100MB "utility" partition at 
> the beginning of the disk. It's hidden though.
> Arthur
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Hi Arthur,

Yes, I see the 100MB "reserved" space but I don't see the other two 
partitions (they show up as one big 600'ish GB chunk) at least in the 
loader. And yes, Vista and 7 both use that 100MB partition.


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