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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 1.30 2008/05/20 18:38:54 swift Exp $ --> 2<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/gentoo-freebsd.xml,v 1.31 2008/06/02 18:58:52 cam 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
38 38
39<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license --> 39<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license -->
40<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 --> 40<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 -->
41<license/> 41<license/>
42 42
43<version>2.11</version> 43<version>2.12</version>
44<date>2007-05-17</date> 44<date>2008-06-02</date>
45 45
46<chapter> 46<chapter>
47<title>Introduction to FreeBSD</title> 47<title>Introduction to FreeBSD</title>
48<section> 48<section>
49<title>What is FreeBSD?</title> 49<title>What is FreeBSD?</title>
254When choosing a different mountpoint than <path>/</path> for your partition, 254When choosing a different mountpoint than <path>/</path> for your partition,
255<c>sysinstall</c> will actually create a 'd' slice, which the bootloader won't 255<c>sysinstall</c> will actually create a 'd' slice, which the bootloader won't
256boot from. To fix this, run the following: 256boot from. To fix this, run the following:
257</p> 257</p>
258 258
259<note>
260Please, make sure ad0s1 is unmounted before running the following command,
261otherwise it will not work.
262</note>
263
259<pre caption="Fixing the root partition letter"> 264<pre caption="Fixing the root partition letter">
260# <i>disklabel ad0s1 | sed 's/^ d:/ a:/' | disklabel -R ad0s1 /dev/stdin</i> 265# <i>disklabel ad0s1 | sed 's/^ d:/ a:/' | disklabel -R ad0s1 /dev/stdin</i>
261</pre> 266</pre>
262 267
263<p> 268<p>
292</p> 297</p>
293 298
294<pre caption="Obtaining and unpacking a stage3 tarball"> 299<pre caption="Obtaining and unpacking a stage3 tarball">
295# <i>cd /mnt/</i> 300# <i>cd /mnt/</i>
296<comment>(Any other Gentoo mirror which includes the experimental/ directory will also work.)</comment> 301<comment>(Any other Gentoo mirror which includes the experimental/ directory will also work.)</comment>
297# <i>wget http://gentoo.osuosl.org/experimental/x86/freebsd/stages/stage3-x86-freebsd-6.2.tar.bz2</i> 302# <i>wget http://gentoo.osuosl.org/experimental/x86/freebsd/stages/stage3-x86-freebsd-6.2-r1.tar.bz2</i>
298# <i>tar -jxvpf stage3-x86-freebsd-6.2.tar.bz2</i> 303# <i>tar -jxvpf stage3-x86-freebsd-6.2-r1.tar.bz2</i>
299<comment>(You can delete the tarball with the following command if you want to.)</comment> 304<comment>(You can delete the tarball with the following command if you want to.)</comment>
300# <i>rm stage3-x86-freebsd-6.2.tar.bz2</i> 305# <i>rm stage3-x86-freebsd-6.2-r1.tar.bz2</i>
301</pre> 306</pre>
302 307
303<note> 308<note>
304If you want you can use the transition overlay that contains semi-experimental 309If you want you can use the transition overlay that contains semi-experimental
305ebuilds with patches not yet in the main Portage tree, but does allow a wider 310ebuilds with patches not yet in the main Portage tree, but does allow a wider

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