[PC-BSD Testing] 9.0 Install GPT partitioning

Arthur A-Koziol at neiu.edu
Sat Feb 26 20:41:17 PST 2011


On 02/26/2011 9:59 PM, LinuxBSDos.com 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
>>      
> Is it really hidden? I can see that 100 MB partition on every Linux
> dual-boot that I've set up.
>
>    

Well, who told you to blow Microsoft's cover and use Linux to see it? ;-)

There are no secrets in Linux land.

Arthur


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