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Re: fdisk behavior on a gpt partitioned disks

On Sat, May 30, 2009 at 05:19:38PM -0500, David Young wrote:
> On Fri, May 29, 2009 at 03:00:26PM +0300, Mike M. Volokhov wrote:
> > Hello,
> > 
> > as EFI goes forward it becomes a more and more common case when a
> > reused disk partitioned in MBR style can contain GPT as well (usually
> > just because its deletion wasn't carried before). It's not a problem on
> > usual PCs, but EFI compliant systems are have to use GUID partition
> > tables, and therefore they are just ignoring MBR layout. This is the
> > problem.
> The Protective MBR is not mandatory?

I don't think it is mandatory.


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