GPT as default?
sobomax at FreeBSD.org
Fri Apr 20 20:57:03 UTC 2007
Scott Long wrote:
> Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
>> In message <f0am4t$mmk$1 at sea.gmane.org>, Ivan Voras writes:
>>> Currently, the FreeBSD default is classic BSD partitions on top of
>>> MSDOS partitions, and there are a couple of inconvenient things about
>>> this arrangement:
>> The BSD partitioning should be discontinued as fast and firmly
>> as possible. By all means go GPT.
> An i386/amd64 bootloader needs to be written that can understand GPT.
> My understanding is that the ia64 EFI/GPT loader has very few reusable
It probably crazy idea, but I wonder if it's feasible to have
"mini-GEOM" layer in loader, so that it's possible to use existing GEOM
classes codebase there with little or no modifications.
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