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Re: Use of disklabel, MBR and GPT
On Thu, Oct 22, 2020 at 02:01:39PM -0400, Greg Troxel wrote:
> disklabels are usually in reserved space at the beginning of an ffs
> filesystem. I have not heard of them being in the MBR.
There is an interaction between MBR and disklabel location. If you
have a MBR that specifies a NetBSD partition starting at some sector
N the disklabel will be stored/searched at sector N + LABELSECTOR
(where LABELSECTOR is typicaly 1).
So it is inside the NetBSD MBR partition (not in the MBR itself).
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