[PC-BSD Testing] GPT Partition/installer

Brodey Dover doverosx at gmail.com
Wed May 18 14:10:14 PDT 2011


The windows partition was made primary, the unused space wasn't
partitioned at all.

Regardless it means the installer isn't reading into the GPT properly
as it claims I have one 'linux-data' partition.

On Wed, May 18, 2011 at 5:07 PM, ruin evil <ruinevil at gmail.com> wrote:
> If I recall correctly logical/primary is an MBR thing.
>
> On May 18, 2011 4:59 PM, "Ken Moore" <ken at pcbsd.org> wrote:
>> On 05/18/2011 16:47, Brodey Dover wrote:
>>> I have installed windows 7 on a partition and left about 485GB for
>>> PC-BSD. The installer only displays one large partition (size of the
>>> whole disk) instead of one smaller partition (125GB) and one other
>>> unused partition (485GB).
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>> You might want to make sure that the new partition is a primary
>> partition and not a logical partition. If I remember right, when you
>> shrink your partitions in Windows 7, it defaults to making the empty
>> space a logical partition, and it is a couple extra steps to turn it
>> into a primary.
>>
>>
>> ~Ken Moore
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