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NetBSD 6.1.5 - man page for dk (netbsd section 4)

DK(4)				   BSD Kernel Interfaces Manual 			    DK(4)

NAME
     dk -- Disk partition (wedge) driver

SYNOPSIS
     options DKWEDGE_AUTODISCOVER
     options DKWEDGE_METHOD_BSDLABEL
     options DKWEDGE_METHOD_GPT
     options DKWEDGE_METHOD_MBR

DESCRIPTION
     The dk driver provides a disk-like interface to an area of a physical disk.  Wedges may be
     configured manually with dkctl(8) or automatically by the kernel upon the attachment of the
     physical disk.

KERNEL OPTIONS
     DKWEDGE_AUTODISCOVER     Automatically detect and configure wedges using any available meth-
			      ods.

     DKWEDGE_METHOD_BSDLABEL  BSD disklabel detection method.

     DKWEDGE_METHOD_GPT       Extensible Firmware Interface Globally Unique Identifier Partition
			      Table (GPT) detection method.

     DKWEDGE_METHOD_MBR       IBM PC-compatible Master Boot Record (MBR) partitioning detection
			      method, with support for Extended MBRs.

FILES
     /dev/{,r}dk*  dk device special files.

SEE ALSO
     config(1), disklabel(8), dkctl(8), fdisk(8), gpt(8), MAKEDEV(8)

HISTORY
     The dk driver first appeared in NetBSD 3.0.

AUTHORS
     The dk driver was written by Jason R. Thorpe.

BSD					   May 19, 2010 				      BSD


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