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Re: addressing > 2 TB storage
On 6/11/13 9:26 AM, Greg Troxel wrote:
Jeff Rizzo <riz%tastylime.net@localhost> writes:
There is some boot-from-gpt support; I'm successfully doing it on one
machine where all the disks are GPT.
See the "biosboot" option for gpt(8), and this (very terse) wiki page:
Cool - glad I was confused.
It would be great to get this into boot(8).
I gather that gptmbr.bin merely reads the GPT label to find the active
gpt partition and then reads the 2nd-stage bootxx_ from it.
So one uses gptmbr.bin instead of mbr_bootsel, essentially?
I *think* so - the two or three times I've used it successfully (all but
one under VMWare :), I will admit to not 100% understanding the details.
I will try to spend some time on boot(8) in the nearish future.
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