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Re: How do I format a hard drive using fdisk "b" (BSD partitioning)

david@eos.lugs.ch said:

> No FAT at all. Write the kernel directly after aboot into the first
> partition [*]

> [*] Warning: The kernel may under no circumstances be larger than the
>              first partition or you'll loose your root partition 
> 	     (typically b). Been there, done that.

No need to create a special partition for the kernel, just offset the first
partition by a useful number of cylinders (i.e. start it at >1).

Martin Lucina http://www.kotelna.sk/mato/ Wellington, New Zealand
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