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Re: how do you boot from a GPT partition?

From: Andrew Clausen
Subject: Re: how do you boot from a GPT partition?
Date: Wed, 2 Feb 2005 11:18:55 +1100
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On Tue, Feb 01, 2005 at 03:20:57PM -0600, Carlos Knowlton wrote:
> Hi,
> Having a little trouble booting from a gpt partition that was made using 
> parted.  I have to use gpt, because I don't know of any other way to 
> partition a 3TB disk (ie hardware RAID controller).  I get the following 
> error from grub when i try a "root (hd0,0)" :
> "Filesystem type unknown, partition type 0xee"
> I'm using grub version: 0.95
> I'm using parted version: 1.6.15
> Does anyone know how to boot from GPT partitions?

I suspect grub is confused by GPT.  GPT pretends to look like a
Microsoft partition table, but isn't.

You could try using lilo instead: it doesn't look at the partition
table at all.  It precomputes locations when you install it.


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