Anaconda is forcing GPT on non-EFI BIOS

Adam Williamson awilliam at
Wed Aug 10 08:20:29 UTC 2011

On Wed, 2011-08-10 at 16:15 +0800, He Rui wrote:
> It's probably by design as I looked up the anaconda/changes page[1] and
> found two features related:
> * x86 uses GPT disklabels by default on all machines, even non-EFI.
> * If a GPT boot disk is used on a non-EFI machine, a warning will be
> displayed.
> [1]

ah, interesting - previous discussion in the thread suggested it was a
bug, but I guess it's a feature...=)
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