On April 25, 2020 4:09:53 AM GMT+03:00, Theo de Raadt <dera...@openbsd.org> wrote: >Allan Streib <astr...@indiana.edu> wrote: > >> Theo de Raadt <dera...@openbsd.org> writes: >> >> > OpenBSD has apparently become popular amongst people who can't >think >> > and connect "real world constraints" and "reality" with "no >alternative >> > decision was possible". This is very common amongst people who >won't >> > lift their finger. >> >> I'm not the one complaining about the 16 partition limit, and I'm not >> asking for anything to change. I've only said I think it's something >> that is the way it is because of the design decisions made on the >basis >> of "reality" at the time, and which probably didn't contemplate the >day >> when everyone would have multi-terabyte hard drives and that people >> might want more than 16 partitions. I stand corrected on that >> speculation if I'm wrong. > >Reality hasn't changed. A sector is still 512 bytes, and >disklabel has to fit in it. > >You are not LISTENING.
Does this mean that with a sector of 4096 (modern HDDs/SSDs) and a patch - we can have larger disklabel ? Best Regards, Strahil Nikolov