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Re: bin/51230: 'gpt biosboot' needs to mark protective mbr partition as 'active'
The following reply was made to PR bin/51230; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Hauke Fath <hf%spg.tu-darmstadt.de@localhost>
Subject: Re: bin/51230: 'gpt biosboot' needs to mark protective mbr
partition as 'active'
Date: Thu, 9 Jun 2016 16:58:34 +0200
On Thu, 9 Jun 2016 14:50:01 +0000 (UTC), Hauke Fath wrote:
> ... and 'gpt-current <disk> recover' after a previous 'fdisk 0 a=20
> <disk>' doesn't either.
A 'gpt recover' after dd(1)ing over the start of the disk works, so
presumably, gpt and mbr formats store their backups at the same place
near the end of the disk?
Could gpt(8) maybe steer clear of the older brother's data when writing
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