[arch-general] Grub and GPT partition labels

Tobias Powalowski t.powa at gmx.de
Tue Mar 18 14:08:32 EDT 2008

Am Dienstag, 18. März 2008 schrieb Attila:
> On Dienstag, 18. März 2008 17:19 Joe Phantom wrote:
> >>  Seems like it'd be a much better idea to just recompile it yourself,
> >>  considering I have no idea what GPT partition tables are and no one
> >>  else seems to really care.......
> >
> > I think macbook's hardrive is the most common example of a HD using
> > GPT partition tables by default.
> Because the gentoo bugreport results in a second bugreport which is a
> sideeffect of this action i get a little bit nervous because the worst case
> would be that after a upgrade of grub only Intel Mac's boots and the other
> of us have a problem.-)
> > Macbook Debian Wiki has some info about GPT + GRUB:
> > http://wiki.debian.org/MacBook
> Is it so that Debian offers different install cd's? Could it that this will
> be the safer way instead of risking too much with a so much important
> package?
> See you, Attila

the second bug report is invalid!
have you read the whole bugreport?

Tobias Powalowski
Archlinux Developer & Package Maintainer (tpowa)
tpowa at archlinux.org
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