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Old 14th October 2015
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Newer versions of FreeBSD use a GPT bootloader and parts can remain. I do not fully understand it but GPT bootloaders use the first 2 sectors while the older MBR bootloaders just used the initial sector. Apparently, left over sector 2 can corrupt the older MBR bootload process.

I have had good success using gdisk on gparted and following these instructions.
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