GEOM_GPT on i386?

Alexander Leidinger Alexander at
Sat Sep 11 00:55:13 PDT 2004

Brooks Davis schrieb:

>>Hmm, can I make use of GPT without having boot support? Perhaps you
>>have a link handy which illustrates the GPT on disk and the BIOS
>>interactivity. Is it possible to have both, MBR and GPT? I can't
>>imagine.  My particular problem is that I want to have every jail in
>>it's own label, but then I have to slice my disk (array), because
>>I have roundabout 20 jails, which makes it impossible to rearrange
> While GPT was intended to be the only label on the disk, GEOM does not
> have any such restrictions.  You can place any label on any geom.  My
> suggestion would be to allocation a slice or bsdlabel partition for the
> GPT.  Then use GPT to chop that up to meet the demands of the jails.
> For example, you could have:

Another solution would be to use (g)vinum to handle the volume management...


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