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Re: parted does not support GPT

From: Wes
Subject: Re: parted does not support GPT
Date: Tue, 17 Jun 2008 16:07:39 +0930

Sorry, 128mb spacer between partitions. (despite my excessive power of
2 hiccup parted is still _non-conformant_)

On Tue, Jun 17, 2008 at 3:50 PM, Wes <address@hidden> wrote:
> "
> Does GNU Parted support Intel EFI/GPT partition tables?
>    Yes.
> "
> Ahem.
> Until parted enforces the -mandatory- fat32 'efi partition' at the
> start of the disk, enforces the -mandatory- 256mb spacer between
> partitions, correctly applies the protective mbr table in a way that
> DOES NOT BREAK other partition tools (ie making sure logical and
> physical beginnings and endings are the SAME, making sure the
> partition ends before the last partial cylinder, etc), and correctly
> applies the GUID to the correct file system types, can you please stop
> lying about supporting efi gpt partition tables?
> Your tool fails miserably when it comes to GPT.  And I'm sick of
> having to hand-repair parted's screwups here.

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