I hate to bitch but bitch I must

Matthew Seaman m.seaman at infracaninophile.co.uk
Sat Oct 17 23:10:57 UTC 2009

Polytropon wrote:

>> note there I have also used glabel on the swap (command used was glabel
>> label /dev/ad10p1)
> A really honest question: What does the "p" in "ad10p1"
> indicate? I always thought swap partitions are something
> like "ad10b" (an own partition right after the root
> partition a).

ad10s1b is a traditional bsdlabel(8) generated partition. (ie. it's
partition b on slice 1 of disk ad10)

ad10p1 indicates use of gpt(8) partitioning. (ie. partition 1 on disk



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