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Re: Use of disklabel, MBR and GPT

On 2020-10-22 17:48, Bruce Lilly wrote:
For example, a type of disklabel
can be written to an OpenBSD
GPT partition rather than to the disk [P]MBR.

The NetBSD disklabel(8) will happily do that, too...

Writing a NetBSD disklabel with the eponymous utility will trash the
primary GPT on a GPT-formatted
disk (which can be recovered with NetBSD `gpt recover`).

... unless pointed to the whole disk. I wouldn't expect the OpenBSD disklabel to act any different here.


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