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SubjectRe: ATA 4 KiB sector issues.
On 03/09/2010 04:14 PM, Daniel Taylor wrote:
>
> The MBR in a GPT installation doesn't map the first GPT partition, it maps
> the entire drive
> drive after the first sector, as well as marking it type 0xEE. The start
> LBA of the file system
> is not correctly located in the MBR.
>
> I will run some experiments to see if any of the systems on my desk can boot
> Linux from a GPT.

There is something called a "hybrid MBR", which is basically a GPT disk
with a single partition (the current bootable partition) mapped as an
MBR partition, instead of marking the whole disk 0xEE.

-hpa


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