1.9.x slices, newfs, and vinum problem?

Simon 'corecode' Schubert corecode at fs.ei.tum.de
Sat Jul 14 16:00:49 PDT 2007

Matthew Dillon wrote:
    The question is whether we can simply require that vinum partitions
    skip the label area (i.e. the starting block has to be at least 16
    for a partition created with a normal disklabel) or whether there
    are backwards compatibility issues that require us to support vinum
    writing into the disk's label area.
The problem is rather that you can place a partition into the label area.  This should be off limits.

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