GPT in Fedora 16

Pasi Kärkkäinen pasik at
Fri Oct 14 19:44:06 UTC 2011

On Fri, Oct 14, 2011 at 09:53:53PM +0300, Pasi Kärkkäinen wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 27, 2011 at 04:04:30AM +0200, Lars Seipel wrote:
> > On Friday, August 26, 2011 04:58:22 PM Al Dunsmuir wrote:
> > > On systems where 32-bit is XP is running, one by definition is running
> > > with  a  disk  of 2 TB or less. Fedora installation must by default do
> > > the right thing. We need to agree on what that happens to be.
> > 
> > On systems with legacy operating systems installed Fedora does not touch the 
> > partition table at all. On all other systems GPT is the way to go I'd say...
> > 
> In F16 is it still possible to force creation of MSDOS partition table 
> without GPT using a kickstart script ? 

Or with some boot/cmdline option? 

Afaik for example rhel5 Xen pygrub has issues with GPT,
and it'd be good to be able to install F16 domUs on rhel5 Xen 
by forcing creation of msdos partition table..

-- Pasi

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