[10.0RC2] partition labels during install

Mike. the.lists at mgm51.com
Mon Dec 23 15:26:14 UTC 2013

On 12/22/2013 at 1:56 PM Warren Block wrote:

|On Sun, 22 Dec 2013, Mike. wrote:
|> OK, I looked and did not see anything under /dev/ufs or
|> /dev/gpt.
|> I'll use glabel outside of the bsdinstall process to put
|> on the partitions.  I've used that process on another box,
|> it works fine.
|Both GPT and UFS labels do not take up extra metadata space
that can be 
|overwritten if the user is not careful about devices.  You did
not say 
|whether this was a GPT disk, but UFS labels are fine also.
|In other words: don't use generic glabels unless there is no

I followed the example here:


with results similar (i.e., /dev/label/rootfs , etc. ) to those
in the example.

> You did not say whether this was a GPT disk, 

Is there a way to check this?

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