Partitioning 1T HDD

Duke Normandin sidney.reilley.ii at
Sun Mar 21 04:48:35 UTC 2021

On Fri, 19 Mar 2021 17:07:05 +0000
Arthur Chance <freebsd at> wrote:


> I think there's confusion between gpart(1), the FreeBSD command line
> utility, and Gparted, a GUI based program that runs on other OSes.
> I also have used GPT disks for about a decade, even on old kit with
> only an old school BIOS. It's not just the far greater number of
> partitions that makes it superior, it's the ability to use partition
> labels regardless of what the partition contains. If you're
> multibooting it's so much easier having device names
> like /dev/gpt/fbsdroot in your /etc/fstab rather than having to
> remember which partition number you used.

Thanks for the clarification! Acronyms; synonyms; antonyms;
close-but-not-quite-nyms! It all gets a bit confusing after awhile! LOL
Duke Normandin <sidney.reilley.ii at>

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