[PC-BSD Testing] Failure to recognize FreeBSD slice

Miki Janosi mjanosi at uakron.edu
Wed Nov 30 06:43:11 PST 2011


RC2 installed without any error on my MacBookPro 7,1!
Although the FreeBSD slice is not seen via holding down 
the options key or in rEFIt, although both fdisk and gpt 
see it. As you can see making slice 3 bootable from 
fdisk failed to help:

# fdisk /dev/disk0
Disk: /dev/disk0        geometry: 38913/255/63 [625142448 sectors]
Signature: 0xAA55
         Starting       Ending
 #: id  cyl  hd sec -  cyl  hd sec [     start -       size]
------------------------------------------------------------------------
 1: EE    0   0   2 - 1023 255  63 [         1 -     409639] <Unknown ID>
 2: AF 1023 255  63 - 1023 255  63 [    409640 -  544921856] HFS+        
*3: A5 1023 255  63 - 1023 255  63 [ 545595392 -   79546368] FreeBSD     
 4: 00    0   0   0 -    0   0   0 [         0 -          0] unused      


# gpt -r show disk0
      start       size  index  contents
          0          1         MBR
          1          1         Pri GPT header
          2         32         Pri GPT table
         34          6         
         40     409600      1  GPT part - C12A7328-F81F-11D2-BA4B-00A0C93EC93B
     409640  544921856      2  GPT part - 48465300-0000-11AA-AA11-00306543ECAC
  545331496     263896         
  545595392   79546368      3  GPT part - 516E7CB4-6ECF-11D6-8FF8-00022D09712B
  625141760        655         
  625142415         32         Sec GPT table
  625142447          1         Sec GPT header

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