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Re: Status of gpt(8)
On Mon, Oct 17, 2011 at 09:29:22AM +0000, Michael van Elst wrote:
> joerg%britannica.bec.de@localhost (Joerg Sonnenberger) writes:
> >On Mon, Oct 17, 2011 at 07:20:25AM +0000, Michael van Elst wrote:
> >> gnrp%komkon2.de@localhost (Julian Fagir) writes:
> >> >What is the current state of gpt, and what is the state of NetBSD booting
> >> >from gpt?
> >> You cannot boot from gpt.
> GPT is no boot block. With gptmbr you still boot from an MBR.
The BIOS will read the compat MBR, yes. But all the real partitions are
defined in the GPT and that is most likely what Julian asked for.
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