gpt(8) & slice numbers
dillon at apollo.backplane.com
Fri Jul 18 09:14:40 PDT 2008
:This means that the first GPT partition is accessed as
:DragonFly slice 0, eg ad6s0.
:It would be easier for users and more natural, compared to current use of
:slice numbers for MBR, that first GPT partition was slice 1;
:is this possible?
:Otherwise disklabel(8) will have to be updated to very carefully descri=
:different use of slice 0.
:PS: Now I can at least get GPT working ;-)
The problem is that everything related to gpt starts at 0. If
we use s1 for gpt partition 0 things get very confusing very
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