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Re: Bug#475718: Bug #475718 grub gets confused by hybrid apple/pc partma
Re: Bug#475718: Bug #475718 grub gets confused by hybrid apple/pc partmap
Sat, 26 Jul 2008 02:06:10 +0200
On Fri, Jul 25, 2008 at 07:36:25PM -0400, Chris Knadle wrote:
> If you ask me, I think this unfortunately looks like a complex detection
> problem -- which I think is eventually going to start with a *successful*
> detection of the Apple partition (because Apple + PC partitions can
> co-exist), followed by somehow *rejecting* that based on not finding any
> Apple HFS+ partitions (avoiding scanning partition 0), re-detecting partmaps
> (avoiding the failed Apple detection), and then going from there. :-/ I've
> been thinking about that problem. No matter how I look at this issue, it's
It can't be so complicated; your layout is properly detected on Linux, isn't
Maybe we just need to give preference to MSDOS partitions.
Btw, adding grub-devel to CC. Let's try to have discussions in upstream list..
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