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Date:      Thu, 10 Dec 2009 02:33:17 +0100
From:      Rolf Nielsen <listreader@lazlarlyricon.com>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Dangerously Dedicated
Message-ID:  <4B204FDD.3070005@lazlarlyricon.com>
In-Reply-To: <20091210012256.7d2e8240@gumby.homeunix.com>
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RW wrote:
> On Wed, 9 Dec 2009 11:42:31 -0800 (PST)
> James Phillips <anti_spam256@yahoo.ca> wrote:
> 
> 
>> I sort of followed the discussion as well. There was some 
>> disagreement about what "dangreously dedicated" means. Does it mean 
>> getting rid of the DOS partition table (slices?)  Or, does it mean 
>> creating a slice or disks without BSD partitions? 
> 
> It means the former.
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As far as I understand it, it's called Dangerously Dedicated because it 
may cause other systems not to recognise the disk. Consequently, 
newfs'ing a slice without first partitioning it can hardly be DD, since 
that is what other systems do, right?



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