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

Ivan Voras ivoras at
Sun Sep 2 21:27:37 PDT 2007

Dmitry Morozovsky wrote:
> 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.

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

Of course, but I don't think this is significant in practice: except
gmirror, what else would you like to put on a existing file system?

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