32 bit Fedora 16 requires boot partition

Chuck Forsberg WA7KGX N2469R caf at omen.com
Thu Nov 10 04:26:55 UTC 2011

Will this cause a problem with other systems on the same HD
such as FreeDOS or MSDOS 6.22 etc.??

On 11/09/2011 08:07 PM, Adam Williamson wrote:
> On Wed, 2011-11-09 at 19:54 -0800, Chuck Forsberg WA7KGX N2469R wrote:
>> Installed 32 bit Verne on a 1GB Pentium III system with a
>> 20 GB IDE drive.  For some reason the installer decided
>> the drive needed GPT (without mentioning the fact).
>> It then insisted on a bios segment.  This is a decade old
>> 20Gb drive!
> Yes? GPT is the default for F16, it's not a question of 'need' or not.
> This isn't a decision made on the basis of how old or new or big or
> small the disk is. All newly-formatted disks are formatted to GPT
> (except on Lenovos).

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