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Re: kern/45179: NetBSD disklabel does not support devices larger 2 TByte
The following reply was made to PR kern/45179; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Martin Husemann <martin%duskware.de@localhost>
To: Wolfgang Stukenbrock <Wolfgang.Stukenbrock%nagler-company.com@localhost>
Cc: gnats-bugs%NetBSD.org@localhost, kern-bug-people%NetBSD.org@localhost,
Subject: Re: kern/45179: NetBSD disklabel does not support devices larger 2
Date: Wed, 27 Jul 2011 12:12:06 +0200
On Wed, Jul 27, 2011 at 11:57:14AM +0200, Wolfgang Stukenbrock wrote:
> This means, gpt(8) is not usable on (at least) i386 and amd64
> architectures for root disks!
No, that is not true. I recently booted a amd64 machine from a gpt labeld
disk. Firmware in all "recent" machines does handle it just fine.
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