Is it time to dump disklabel and use GPT instead?

Adam Vande More amvandemore at
Fri Jul 23 22:07:30 PDT 2010

On Fri, Jul 23, 2010 at 11:47 PM,  <elekktretterr at> wrote:
It seems that a lot of new comers get a really annoyed(and more than often
turn away altogether) with the fact that they have to use archaic programs
like disklabel to setup partitions. Wouldn't it be better to simply dump
it, and use GPT partitions instead?
If by dump it you mean default to GPT style partitioning, I think that is valid discussion.  I would say yes, standardization here seems to be a net positive.-- Adam Vande More

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