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Date:      Thu, 17 Dec 2015 15:04:09 +0300
From:      Anton Sayetsky <>
To:        Warren Block <>
Cc:        Adam Vande More <>,  FreeBSD Questions <>, Sergei G <>
Subject:   Re: which label to use in mount?
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17 =D0=B4=D0=B5=D0=BA. 2015 =D0=B3. 5:42 =D0=BF=D0=BE=D0=BB=D1=8C=D0=B7=D0=
=BE=D0=B2=D0=B0=D1=82=D0=B5=D0=BB=D1=8C "Warren Block" <>
> On Wed, 16 Dec 2015, Anton Sayetsky wrote:
>> Labels are used when one wants to be independent of disk names and
>> partitions numbers. GPT has native support for labels, thus independent
>> filesystem or partition types. GPT labels are also not consuming space o=
>> disk because that space already reserved. So if you'll make 200-sectors
>> partition and label it - you'll get 200 sectors available.
>> UFS labels stored in last sector of block device so consuming space.
> This is true of generic labels, but I'm fairly sure that UFS label
information is stored in filesystem metadata and takes no additional space.
Yep, my fault. Of course metadata.

> If a whole GPT partition is used for a single filesystem, either the GPT
label or the UFS label should work identically.
Maybe TS mounted same partition twice.

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