cvs commit: src/sys/amd64/conf GENERIC src/sys/arm/conf EP80219
src/sys/conf NOTES files files.powerpc options src/sys/geom
geom_apple.c geom_gpt.c src/sys/geom/part g_part.c g_part.h
g_part_apm.c g_part_gpt.c g_part_if.m src/sys/i386/conf GENERIC ...
rwatson at FreeBSD.org
Wed Feb 7 20:02:44 UTC 2007
On Wed, 7 Feb 2007, Marcel Moolenaar wrote:
> Evolve the ctlreq interface added to geom_gpt into a generic
> partitioning class that supports multiple schemes. Current
> schemes supported are APM (Apple Partition Map) and GPT.
> Change all GEOM_APPLE anf GEOM_GPT options into GEOM_PART_APM
> and GEOM_PART_GPT (resp).
> The ctlreq interface supports verbs to create and destroy
> partitioning schemes on a disk; to add, delete and modify
> partitions; and to commit or undo changes made.
Does this mean we can expect to see the disabling of GEOM exclusive-use
protections disappear from normal administrative activities soon, as there
will now be approved channels to incrementally change the layout of in-use
Robert N M Watson
University of Cambridge
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