How many Labels/partitions are permitted?
elessar at bsdforen.de
Fri Oct 20 00:30:22 UTC 2006
On Fri, 20 Oct 2006 09:36:30 +0930
Greg 'groggy' Lehey <grog at FreeBSD.org> wrote:
> > a-h are possible, yes, but b is usually used for swap and c is
> > reserved "for internal use".
> Specifically, it represents the entire partition.
Yes, of course.
But "stay away from it, internal use only, creates bad breath and
kills your firstborn child" tends to get the point across faster :)
There is enough time to delve into the depths of disklabels later on.
> > - create two slices on the disk, giving you *s1[adefgh] and
> > *s2[adefgh] to work with
> This is the cleanest method, if you really have to create that many
By far. I should have pointed that out more clearly, thanks.
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