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 ...

Alexander Leidinger Alexander at
Thu Feb 8 08:43:54 UTC 2007

Quoting Marcel Moolenaar <xcllnt at> (from Wed, 7 Feb 2007  
12:42:08 -0800):

> On Feb 7, 2007, at 12:02 PM, Robert Watson wrote:
>> 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 partition tables?
> Yes, that's the idea. A tool will be developed first that uses
> these verbs (though I already have a regression test suite
> capable of creating and modifying APM and GPT partitions).

May I suggest to look at sade(1) for this purpose?


> After that the idea is to migrate other partitioning schemes
> and slicers into this framework. The end-result being a single
> tool for partitioning disks with any and all schemes supported
> by the framework and using the ctlreq mechanism to work on live
> disks.
> -- 
> Marcel Moolenaar
> xcllnt at
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