Subject: RE: GPT guids
To: Juan RP <>
From: De Zeurkous <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 12/16/2007 17:41:28

On Sun, December 16, 2007 17:38, Juan RP wrote:
> On Sun, 16 Dec 2007 17:36:15 -0000 (UTC)
> "De Zeurkous" <> wrote:
>> We had an excellent flame war about this already on tech-kern about half
>> a
>> year ago -- check the archives. To summarize my position: GPT sucks and
>> we
>> should just implement some extendable, copy-on-write disklabel format
>> instead. In fact, that is exactly what I'm going to do with NetNIX.
> Hahaaa... that was a nice joke!

Good to hear :) Over here, in this nice, cozy bubble, we prefer
relativation over shallowness, as well. I always thought we had more in
common than either of us would dare to admit...


De Zeurkous

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