On Fri, August 14, 2009 05:47, Vincent Hoffman wrote: > Mak Kolybabi wrote: >> On 2009-08-13 13:41, Doug Poland wrote: >> >>> I thought I recalled reading, within the last few months, that >>> there is no longer a 8 partition/slice limitation in FreeBSD. >>> I've been googling and reading man pages to verify that but >>> cannot find any documentation to support it. Was I dreaming? >>> >> >> No, you were not dreaming. When in doubt, check the source. From >> head/sbin/bsdlabel/bsdlabel.c : >> >> "Allow bsdlabel to operate on labels that have at most 26 >> partitions by virtue of there not being any (lower-case) letters >> avaliable for more partitions." >> >>  >> http://svn.freebsd.org/viewvc/base?view=revision&revision=174501 >> >> > Indeed and from http://ivoras.sharanet.org/freebsd/freebsd8.html (a > reasonably complete list of whats comming in 8.0) it says > > bsdlabel gets extended to 26 partitions > > Status: Committed to -CURRENT Will appear in 8.0: sure Author: Marcel > Moolenaar web: > http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/cvs-src/2007-December/084949.html > > bsdlabel is (finally!) extended to support more than 8 partitions. > The new limit of 26 partitions comes from the number of lower-case > letters. > > To make use of this change, GEOM_PART needs to be used instead of > GEOM_BSD (this requires custom kernel configurations). > Ah, Ivan's site, that's where I saw it. Thank you. Kinda surprised it didn't turn up on a google search.
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