[DragonFlyBSD - Bug #2674] GPT Support

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Tue Jun 30 13:41:05 PDT 2015

Issue #2674 has been updated by ftigeot.

Related to Bug #2830: gpt(8) doesn't align partitions to 1MB blocks added

Bug #2674: GPT Support

* Author: ftigeot
* Status: New
* Priority: Normal
* Assignee: 
* Category: 
* Target version: 
DragonFly currently doesn't have any GPT support in its installer, which makes it hard to install on > 2TB storage volumes.

Proposed roadmap:

1. Register some GUID partition types

  UFS and swap partitions could reuse the FreeBSD UFS and partition types
  New types are needed for HAMMER and HAMMER2 file systems

2. Add full-volume support to the installer

  The installer should be able to install DragonFly on a dedicated volume

3. Add partial volume support to the installer

  For people wanting to keep non-DragonFly managed data on part of a volume 

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