Anaconda is forcing GPT on non-EFI BIOS

Sandro "red" Mathys red at fedoraproject.org
Tue Aug 2 20:43:48 UTC 2011


On Tue, Aug 2, 2011 at 22:05, David Cantrell <dcantrell at redhat.com> wrote:
> On 08/02/2011 04:05 PM, Athmane Madjoudj wrote:
>> On 08/02/2011 08:52 PM, David Cantrell wrote:
>>> On 08/02/2011 02:52 PM, Athmane Madjoudj wrote:
>>>> On 08/02/2011 07:45 PM, Athmane Madjoudj wrote:
>>>>> On 08/02/2011 07:36 PM, Athmane Madjoudj wrote:
>>>>>> Hello,
>> <snip>
>>>>
>>>> I found some good info here:
>>>>
>>>> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=694808
>>>>
>>>
>>> Correct.  There's no forcing by us, your hardware forced us to use GPT
>>> because of the size of its disk.
>>>
>>> If you have a UEFI-capable system, I suggest using it in UEFI mode.
>>>
>>
>> Weird because it was a KVM guest with 32G disk
>>
>
> That definitely sounds suspicious.

I was also forced to a GPT in a non-virtual system with a disk that is
much smaller than 2TB (don't know the exact size right now, can look
that up tomorrow CEST if it matters).

-- red


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