Fedora 18 not using GPT

Sandro "red" Mathys red at fedoraproject.org
Thu Mar 21 09:03:53 UTC 2013


Juerg, you probably want to pass 'gpt' as a kernel parameter which should
force Anaconda to use GPT instead of MBR.

Other ways that should trigger GPT:
- Primary (or any?) disk is >2TB in size
- System runs UEFI

-- Sandro


On Thu, Mar 21, 2013 at 9:39 AM, Juerg Haefliger <juergh at gmail.com> wrote:

> All,
>
> I'm trying to auto-build an image using a kickstart file but the
> resulting partition table is an MBR and not GPT. The relevant
> kickstart data is:
>
> clearpart --all
> zerombr
> bootloader --timeout=0 --location=mbr
> part biosboot --size=1 --fstype=biosboot
> part / --grow --size=500 --fstype=ext4
>
> What am I missing?
>
> Thanks
> ...Juerg
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