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Re: Use of disklabel, MBR and GPT

On 2020-10-23 15:48, Martin Husemann wrote:
On Fri, Oct 23, 2020 at 11:43:27AM +0200, Hauke Fath wrote:
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...

But the kernel won't find it and you can not use the subpartitions, or
am I overlooking something? The whole setup makes no sense at all to me.

I guess I was thinking of the workarounds needed on NetBSD before a gpt-only RAID1 became bootable.


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