On 25.08.2014 18:40, Marcel Moolenaar wrote: >> Also, now FreeBSD 11.0 uses different first usable LBA. By default it is >> 4k aligned. And this creates some incompatibility with older versions. >> You can't do `gpart restore` and get the same table, as you had on older >> system. > > It sounds restore is broken then. The restore command > cannot ever assume anything about the GPT. Including > the tool that created the GPT. In order to restore a > GPT, it must be properly backed-up. The backup header > and table should suffice most of the time for that > purpose as it's a replica, but as soon as meta-data is > missing and the restore command has to guess, things > will go wrong.
`gpart restore` just uses a number of commands to geom_part(4) to create partition table similar to what was backed up. If your partition table on the old system had a partition that starts from LBA 34, now `gpart create` isn't able to create such partition table. Because by default the first usable LBA is 40. -- WBR, Andrey V. Elsukov _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-current To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-current-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"