I am using Arch Linux with GNOME, I want to install FreeBSD alongside Arch Linux with the following requirements :
I want to keep the Linux GRUB and add an entry of FreeBSD to it.
I want to use different SWAP partitions for Linux and BSD.
I Do not want to Destroy my Linux /boot
My System Information :
[severus@Tux ~]$ sudo parted -l Model: ATA TOSHIBA MQ01ABD1 (scsi) Disk /dev/sda: 1000GB Sector size (logical/physical): 512B/4096B Partition Table: gpt Disk Flags: Number Start End Size File system Name Flags 1 1049kB 1076MB 1075MB fat32 ESP boot, esp 2 1076MB 76.2GB 75.2GB ext4 root 3 76.2GB 125GB 48.3GB ext4 home 4 125GB 134GB 9837MB linux-swap(v1) swap 5 134GB 564GB 429GB ext4 6 564GB 832GB 268GB ext4 7 832GB 914GB 82.0GB ext4 8 973GB 1000GB 26.8GB ext4 CZ-Backup
- I wish to install FreeBSD on the Un-allocated space preceding
To be more precise, I am stuck at partitioning during the FreeBSD Installation process. i.e, In the Documentation, It is said that FreeBSD uses specific types of partitions (
freebsd-boot, freebsd-ufs, freebsd-swap) .
freebsd-boot same as EFI-System-Partition ? , Should I create a new
freebsd-boot or is there any way to use the existing Linux-ESP?
I got some relevant threads, but they seems to be out-dated :