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Re: partition types (again :)

From: Hollis Blanchard
Subject: Re: partition types (again :)
Date: Tue, 6 Mar 2001 23:23:43 -0700 (MST)

On Wed, 7 Mar 2001, Andrew Clausen wrote:

> Hollis Blanchard wrote:
> > 
> > I posted about this a few months ago, but seem to have misplaced the end
> > answer.
> We now have archives ;-)
> > I have a system on which I *need* to be able to create a partition of type
> > 0x41 (to boot). This is the only partition the firmware will boot from.
> Not quite... you just need one bit set, IIRC.
> > How may I create such a partition in parted?
> Turn the boot flag on:
>       (parted) set 1 boot on
> Naturally, please tell me if you have problems :-)
> Andrew Clausen
> P.S.  Hollis is talking about Macs...

I understand your confusion, but I'm not. I'm talking about an IBM RS/6000,
and the firmware uses partitions of type 0x41 on DOS partition maps to boot
from. My previous claims about needing 0x41 still stand. :)

('set N boot on' works wonderfully on Macs with ybin; thanks!)


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