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Re: NetBSD-9 GPT on disks smaller than 2TB (Sad Clouds) writes:

>Hi, assuming I'm using a system that doesn't require UEFI and disks are
>smaller than 2TB in size. Is there any advantage of using GPT vs the
>old disklabel scheme? Also if I want to use a partition (not whole
>disk) for ZFS, are there any weird interaction/restrictions with GPT?

Advantage might be portability and the availability of partition names.

For ZFS it's best to use whole disks (and multiple of these). If you
want to use a partition, it doesn't really matter if it is a slice
(with disklabel) or wedge (with GPT).

                                Michael van Elst
                                "A potential Snark may lurk in every tree."

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