Is it time to dump disklabel and use GPT instead?

elekktretterr at elekktretterr at
Fri Jul 23 22:14:34 PDT 2010

> 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.

Yes thats what I mean.

Instead of disklabel partitions like ad0s1*, only use GPT partitions ie.
ad0p* - note the change from "s" to "p" - since calling partitions
"slices" will no longer be necessary as well.


More information about the Users mailing list