Some consideration about the handbook of Dragonflybsd...

Martin Ivanov martin.ivanov at
Mon Oct 18 23:46:43 PDT 2021

Hello Mario,

For a GPT partition table you can use:

gpt -v show device_name



On 18.10.21 18:55, Mario Marietto wrote:
> Hello.
> I'm a new dragonfly bsd user. I'm looking for the commands which 
> replace the freebsd commands : geom disk list and gpart show. I'm 
> reading this part :
> <>
> I would expect that these commands were explained before to introduce 
> the "The mount Command" because I think that it is "normal" that 
> before mounting a partition one should learn how to obtain the list of 
> the disk and partitions available. It seems that whoever wrote the 
> handbook used another logic that at the moment I don't understand. 
> So,I've spent the last 2 hours of my life trying to find the needed 
> commands. Can someone be gentle with me to tell me what they are ? 
> until now I find one of them : camcontrol devlist seem to be like geom 
> disk list,but now I need to know what's the other command that 
> replaces "gpart show",because I need to have the list of the 
> partitions included inside each disk that I have. very thanks.
> -- 
> Mario.

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