New option for newfs(3) to make life with GEOM easier

Dmitry Morozovsky marck at
Sun Sep 2 13:02:48 PDT 2007

On Sun, 2 Sep 2007, Ivan Voras wrote:

IV> Why not go a bit further and reserve 1 sector by default? I mean: keep
IV> the option, but if the GEOM people agree that only the last sector is in
IV> question here (and I think all current GEOM classes behave this way),
IV> reserve the 1 sector by default. Nobody will notice but some foot
IV> shooting will be avoided.
IV> The reason for this is that in some cases people will change their mind
IV> about whether they want to do mirroring or not, and then it's too late.

There are possibilities that you can decide to use more than one GEOM layers 
under your file system.

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