Martin Husemann <martin%duskware.de@localhost> writes: > You did not stress the (from my POV) most important points of all this mess: > > - if you need the disk to be accessible from other systems, you need to > use a partitioning scheme they understand. MBR works for DOS and older > windows, GPT works for nearly everything newer. Disklabel only works > for older Unix systems or NetBSD. Very true, but also: If the disk needs to be readable by some device which of course has a microcontroller but isn't a "real computer", it's very likely it can only deal with MBR. Examples are Garmin GPS receivers, cameras, and things like that.
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