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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> 1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
2<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/gentoo-freebsd.xml,v 1.21 2006/10/06 21:48:25 nightmorph Exp $ --> 2<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/gentoo-freebsd.xml,v 1.22 2006/11/25 04:04:43 nightmorph Exp $ -->
3<!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd"> 3<!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd">
4 4
5<guide link="/doc/en/gentoo-freebsd.xml"> 5<guide link="/doc/en/gentoo-freebsd.xml">
6<title>A short guide to Gentoo/FreeBSD</title> 6<title>A short guide to Gentoo/FreeBSD</title>
7 7
8<author title="Author"> 8<author title="Author">
9 <mail link="ignacio.arquelatour@gmail.com">Ignacio Arque-Latour</mail> 9 <mail link="ignacio.arquelatour@gmail.com">Ignacio Arque-Latour</mail>
10</author> 10</author>
11<author title="Author"> 11<author title="Author">
12 <mail link="citizen428@gentoo.org">Michael Kohl</mail> 12 <mail link="citizen428@gentoo.org">Michael Kohl</mail>
13</author> 13</author>
14<author title="Author"> 14<author title="Author">
15 <mail link="angusyoung@gentoo.org">Otavio R. Piske</mail> 15 <mail link="angusyoung@gentoo.org">Otavio R. Piske</mail>
16</author> 16</author>
17<author title="Author"> 17<author title="Author">
232<p> 232<p>
233This next step also uses <c>sysinstall</c>, but with different arguments: 233This next step also uses <c>sysinstall</c>, but with different arguments:
234</p> 234</p>
235 235
236<pre caption="Running sysinstall to setup partition sizing and mount points"> 236<pre caption="Running sysinstall to setup partition sizing and mount points">
237# <i>sysinstall diskLabelEditor diskLabelCommit</i> 237# <i>sysinstall diskLabelEditor diskLabelCommit</i>
238</pre> 238</pre>
239 239
240<p> 240<p>
241Here, we'll refrain from using the automatic layout, and create one giant root 241Here, we'll refrain from using the automatic layout, and create one giant root
242partition, followed by a swap partition. Hit <b>c</b> to create a new 242partition, followed by a swap partition. Hit <b>c</b> to create a new
243partition. A dialog prompts you to enter a size. Go ahead and do so, using 243partition. A dialog prompts you to enter a size. Go ahead and do so, using
244MB/GB for setting different sizes, or C for cylinders. For root, choose FS as 244MB/GB for setting different sizes, or C for cylinders. For root, choose FS as
245the partition type, and set the mount point as <path>/mnt/gentoo</path>. <e>If 245the partition type, and set the mount point as <path>/mnt/gentoo</path>. <e>If
246you do not adjust the mount point, it will overwrite the FreeSBIE 246you do not adjust the mount point, it will overwrite the FreeSBIE
247environment!</e>. As <path>/boot</path> is not a separate partition, you'll 247environment!</e> As <path>/boot</path> is not a separate partition, you'll
248need to disable soft-updates, or your system will not boot! To do so, use the 248need to disable soft-updates, or your system will not boot! To do so, use the
249arrow keys to navigate to your newly created partition, then hit the <b>s</b> 249arrow keys to navigate to your newly created partition, then hit the <b>s</b>
250key, until "Newfs" contains no <b>+S</b>. Now navigate the arrow keys until 250key, until "Newfs" contains no <b>+S</b>. Now navigate the arrow keys until
251the "Disk" line is highlighted, and hit <b>c</b> again to create a swap 251the "Disk" line is highlighted, and hit <b>c</b> again to create a swap
252partition. Generally, we recommend a swap space that is twice the size of your 252partition. Generally, we recommend a swap space that is twice the size of your
253RAM. Choose SWAP as the partition type, and don't worry about soft-updates, as 253RAM. Choose SWAP as the partition type, and don't worry about soft-updates, as
254it does not apply to swap. Now we're finished, so hit <b>q</b> to finish the 254it does not apply to swap. Now we're finished, so hit <b>q</b> to finish the
255process. 255process.
256</p> 256</p>
257 257
258<p> 258<p>
259This will finalize the partitioning process, and format the drive in UFS for 259This will finalize the partitioning process, and format the drive in UFS for
260FreeBSD to utilize. This will also mount the drive for you at the mount point 260FreeBSD to utilize. This will also mount the drive for you at the mount point
261specified earlier (<path>/mnt/gentoo</path>). You can verify this worked by 261specified earlier (<path>/mnt/gentoo</path>). You can verify this worked by
262running <c>mount</c>: 262running <c>mount</c>:

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