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Re: [parted-devel] [parted 1.8.8] msdos label and file system corruption
Re: [parted-devel] [parted 1.8.8] msdos label and file system corruption issues with > 2TB disk
Sat, 29 Dec 2007 19:22:09 +0100
From: "H. Peter Anvin" <address@hidden>
> Michael Reed wrote:
> > What are the various protocols in use for booting from GPT partitions
> > on BIOS systems? Trying to standardize on one could be a "good thing".
> So far, the only supported protocol is to have the bootable partition(s)
> present inth the MBR. Data-only partitions can be present in the GPT only.
Sorry, but isn't it so, that BIOS loads and executes the boot sector (MBR) and
does not care about any partitions ?