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Re: GPT on PC/BIOS computers

From: Robert Millan
Subject: Re: GPT on PC/BIOS computers
Date: Sat, 5 May 2007 00:15:19 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.13 (2006-08-11)

On Fri, May 04, 2007 at 10:32:00PM +0200, Javier Rodríguez Sánchez wrote:
> Hello, I have tried the patch and it works well, but I have one question.
> It's necessary  to be a MBR partition scheme? because I  need a MBR
> emulation from the GPT scheme to Grub2 loader works. If I only let the GPT
> scheme with the EFI protective partition on MBR, grub doesn't find any
> bootable device.

This patch is intended for systems using PC/BIOS/MBR boot system, whose
"standard" partition layout is msdos-style, but have opted to use GPT instead
for the partitions.

GPT is the standard in EFI, but this patch shouldn't have any effect on EFI
systems (these already have GPT support).

Robert Millan

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