gpart and bsdlabel

Polytropon freebsd at
Fri Jul 11 21:12:25 UTC 2014

On Fri, 11 Jul 2014 15:04:00 -0600 (MDT), 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.

That's correct, but its main usage _today_ is GPT partitioning.
It also has the advantage to usually work better with newer
disks (where the fdisk and bsdlabel combo can get into trouble).
Read my statement as "Nobody uses MBR anymore!" ;-)

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