More than 8 labels per slice

Alexander Leidinger Alexander at
Tue Apr 27 02:45:08 PDT 2004

On Tue, 27 Apr 2004 09:06:43 +0200
Harald Schmalzbauer <current at> wrote:

> Dear coders,
> is there any chance that FreeBSD can adopt the OpenBSD changes reagrding UFS 
> labels? I'm using one label per jail and this old 8 label limit forces me to 
> use different slices which sometimes, when I have to change label sizes, is a 
> big handicap.
> Having 16 labels would improove the jail-handling greatly IMHO. Having 32 
> labels (like I think NetBSD) was even greater, but lifting the 8 label limit 
> would suffice I think.

Use vinum in the mean time. There you can have more than 32 partitions
on one disk.


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