More than 8 labels per slice

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at
Wed Apr 28 05:03:32 PDT 2004

In message <20040427141937.GA44151 at>, "David O'Brien" writes:
>On Tue, Apr 27, 2004 at 09:06:43AM +0200, Harald Schmalzbauer wrote:
>> is there any chance that FreeBSD can adopt the OpenBSD changes reagrding UFS 
>> labels?
>I think there is a good chance -- many of us want it.  But someone needs
>to do the work and post patches for review.  Finding someone to port the
>OpenBSD or NetBSD changes to FreeBSD is the tricky part.


Can we just loose the BSD labels as fast as possible ?

It shouldn't be hard to find something with fewer designed in
warts and 2^32 issues.

I belive GPT is about ready for primetime...

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