gpart and bsdlabel

Michael W. Lucas mwlucas at
Fri Jul 11 21:10:26 UTC 2014

On Fri, Jul 11, 2014 at 03:04:00PM -0600, Warren Block wrote:
> On Fri, 11 Jul 2014, Polytropon wrote:
> > Even though gpart can work with MBR partitioning, its
> > primary goal is to be _the_ tool for GPT partitioning,
> > which is "today's standard".
> More than that, gpart is meant to be a generic partitioning tool that 
> works with all types of standards.


If gpart(8) is the tool, then I'm holding the FreeBSD devs to
that. And will document it as such in the FreeBSD storage book I'm

If it's missing features, well, I'll document that too. ;-)


Michael W. Lucas  -  mwlucas at, Twitter @mwlauthor,

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