GEOM_GPT on i386?
brooks at one-eyed-alien.net
Thu Sep 9 15:35:57 PDT 2004
On Fri, Sep 10, 2004 at 12:31:35AM +0200, Harald Schmalzbauer wrote:
> Am Freitag, 10. September 2004 00:28 schrieb Brooks Davis:
> > On Fri, Sep 10, 2004 at 12:17:07AM +0200, Harald Schmalzbauer wrote:
> > > Dear GEOM coders,
> > >
> > > I saw that some time ago GPT was enabled in GENERIC.
> > > Is it possible to create GPT labels on i386 and if so, how do I do that?
> > > The GPT man page tells about ia64 (only?)
> > The gpt(8) command should work on any architecture it is installed on
> > (!sparc64).
> Thank you, but this doesn't neccessarily mean that I can use GPT to boot my
> i386 5.3 box to get rid of the 8-label Limit, does it?
> Has anybody succesfully changed to GPT on i386 (by `gpt migrate /dev/ad0`)?
As far as I know, there is no boot support for GPT yet. That's
something I would like to see, but it's not there yet. Which feature(s)
of GPT do you need?
Any statement of the form "X is the one, true Y" is FALSE.
PGP fingerprint 655D 519C 26A7 82E7 2529 9BF0 5D8E 8BE9 F238 1AD4
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: not available
Size: 189 bytes
Desc: not available
Url : http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-current/attachments/20040909/2bfca891/attachment.bin
More information about the freebsd-current