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Re: GPT on PC/BIOS computers

From: Yoshinori K. Okuji
Subject: Re: GPT on PC/BIOS computers
Date: Mon, 7 May 2007 21:23:54 +0200
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On Monday 07 May 2007 11:17, Robert Millan wrote:
> On Sat, May 05, 2007 at 03:21:38PM +0200, Marco Gerards wrote:
> > > I've looked into this, but I need some advice.  What's the simplest way
> > > to obtain the corresponding grub_partition_t structure for a partition
> > > by knowing its drive name?
> >
> > You can use grub_partition_iterate.  Or open the disk and use
> > ->partition.  You can read the name of the partitioning scheme.  The
> > is also done in grub-setup.c, in the code you altered.
> Patch attached.  Let me know if it's correct (I had my doubts about
> hardcoding the the whole partition_map list in grub-probe.c, but then again
> I think safety is more important).

The naming is not good. In GRUB, we call "partmap" but not "ptable".


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