bsdlabel geometry params

Wojciech Puchar wojtek at
Tue Jun 5 09:06:52 UTC 2012

whats wrong in juz using bsdlabel ?

On Tue, 5 Jun 2012, Gary Aitken wrote:

> On 06/04/12 15:25, Warren Block wrote:
>> On Mon, 4 Jun 2012, Gary Aitken wrote:
>>>> What part of the Handbook? I would suggest using gpart(8), it makes GPT partitions easy, and nasty old MBR partitions aren't any worse than with fdisk/bsdlabel.
>>> 19.3.2
>> That's the Storage chapter, section "Command Line Utilities". That is yet another section that needs updating. In the meantime, here:
> I was making some notes as I went along about that.
> I did decide to switch, thanks.
>> The second half of that covers using gpart(8). I suggest using GPT partitions unless your configuration does not allow them (gmirror, for example).
> Probably should have read mail sooner...
> I found the wikipedia article
> exactly what I needed to make sense of gpart.
> Once you understand how the dang thing is laid out,
> the commands make sense.
> Without that, it's pretty difficult (for me, anyway) to figure out
> how it knows what it needs to know to get it done.
> Thanks
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