GPT in Fedora 16
pasik at iki.fi
Sun Oct 16 11:59:33 UTC 2011
On Fri, Oct 14, 2011 at 12:47:58PM -0700, Adam Williamson wrote:
> On Fri, 2011-10-14 at 22:44 +0300, Pasi Kärkkäinen wrote:
> > 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..
> As of Final TC1 (anaconda 16.21) this should be possible by passing
> 'nogpt' as a kernel parameter to the installer.
I tried F16 Final TC1 with "nogpt" boot option but it didn't work unfortunately..
More info here: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=735733
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