disklabel differences FreeBSD, DragonFly
dillon at apollo.backplane.com
Sun Jul 30 06:56:47 UTC 2006
:* Matthew Dillon (dillon at apollo.backplane.com) wrote:
:> felt that 8 partitions is restrictive. My main home server has 10
:> and the main DragonFly box has 11.
:> There is another solution for FreeBSD folks, however. You *DO* have
:> four slices to play with. You can put a disklabel with 8 partitions
:> in it on each one (for 32 total). It isn't as convenient, but it does
:About `lack' of partitions - don't forget that labels can be nested.
:Just do `bsdlabel -w /dev/ad0s1e` - you'll get /dev/ad0s1ea.
: Dmitry mailto:amdmi3 at mail.ru
Oh, very cute! A terrible hack if you ask me, but cute all the same!
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