A5 Partion type confusion while dual booting DragonFlyBSD with FreeBSD

Seann Aswell seann at spa104.com
Tue Sep 12 11:59:41 PDT 2017

Bad idea to install from CD using Apple bios emulation on MBR, yes. 

Have used Linux and FreeBSD on that MacBook via EFI, and decided if it worked to commit to DF on that machine. Thankfully, it worked.

Sent with my thumbs

On Sep 12, 2017, at 2:43 PM, karu.pruun <karu.pruun at gmail.com> wrote:

>> I actually attempted to multi-boot OSX and Dragonfly on a MacBook Pro, for what it's worth. However, quickly realized it was a bad idea and installed Dragonfly on the whole drive, booting via efi.
> Do you mean it was a bad idea when using MBR partitioning scheme?
> I have a multibooting macbookpro on a GPT disk with DragonFly, OSX and
> linux, and all boot fine via EFI (with the refind boot manager).
> Although I'm using DragonFly for work GPT makes it easy to keep the
> other OSs for testing purposes.
> Cheers
> Peeter
> --

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