disklabel format incompatible with freebsd-4?

Yury Tarasievich grog at grsu.by
Wed Jun 8 23:46:00 PDT 2005

On 7 June 2005 11:20, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 07, 2005 at 10:16:57AM +0300, Yury Tarasievich wrote:
> > I've noticed that dfbsd-made disklabel now looks corrupted to freebsd-4.
> > Why is that so? Is it necessary?
> Because they allow more than 8 entries. You can change that if you need
> the compatibility, but the rest of us is glad to have a few more letters :)

Why, more letters is good. What's not so good is such progress happening all 
of a sudden. :) Any chance changes like that will get referenced on, say, 
dfbsd's wiki?

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