gmirror, gpart and MBR vs GPT in the Handbook
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Sun Dec 1 16:22:02 UTC 2013
On 11/30/2013 at 2:17 PM Warren Block wrote:
|On Sat, 30 Nov 2013, Mike. wrote:
|> Is there a specific reason why MBR was used in the Handbook
|> example for creating a mirror, instead of GPT?
|Yes, there was, see the last paragraph of the Metadata Issues
A question about the wording of that paragraph. The second
"Because GPT partition schemes also store metadata at the end of
the disk, mirroring full GPT disks with gmirror(8) is not
The word "full" is ambiguous. Is it to mean, "full" as in 'full
of data', or "full" as in 'the entire disk'?
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