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Date:      Sat, 23 Sep 2006 22:15:01 +0200
From:      J65nko <j65nko@gmail.com>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: nested labels
Message-ID:  <19861fba0609231315t49deb0fax3856129d56e143bd@mail.gmail.com>
In-Reply-To: <Pine.NEB.4.64.0609210542390.8597@panix1.panix.com>
References:  <Pine.NEB.4.64.0609210542390.8597@panix1.panix.com>

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On 9/21/06, Jeffrey Katz <off@panix.com> wrote:
> I have hit the limit of 8 disklabels per slice.  Supposedly, one can
> create lables within a label, thus overcoming this limit.  I googled
> everything but could only find references to gpt-- nothing about nested
> labels or partitions.  Can anyone detail the steps involved in setting up
> nested labels or partitions?
>

A slice can have 8 labels, a disk can have 4 slices, so 4 x 8 labels =
32 labels
Deduct from those 32 the reserved "c" and possibly "b" and you still
have a lot to spare ;)



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