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authorPawel Jakub Dawidek <pjd@FreeBSD.org>2006-03-08 14:17:26 +0000
committerPawel Jakub Dawidek <pjd@FreeBSD.org>2006-03-08 14:17:26 +0000
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Explain why the first partition should start at offset 16.
Requested by: hrs
Notes
Notes: svn path=/head/; revision=156430
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@@ -297,6 +297,8 @@ For partition
.Ql c ,
.Cm *
will be interpreted as an offset of 0.
+The first partition should start at offset 16, because the first 16 sectors are
+reserved for metadata.
.It Ar fstype
Describes the purpose of the partition.
The example shows all currently used partition types.