bin/115406: [patch] gpt(8) GPT MBR hangs award BIOS on boot

Jeremy Chadwick freebsd at
Mon Jan 11 16:19:53 UTC 2010

On Mon, Jan 11, 2010 at 06:15:45PM +0200, Dan Naumov wrote:
> I have a few questions about this PR:
> 1) Is this bug now officially fixed as of 8.0-RELEASE? Ie, can I
> expect to set up a completely GPT-based system using an Intel
> D945GCLF2 board and not have the installation crap out on me later?
> 2) The very last entry into the PR states the following:
> "The problem has been addressed in gart(8) and gpt(8) is obsolete, so
> no follow-up is to be expected at this time. Close the PR to reflect
> this."
> What exactly is "gart" and where do I find it's manpage,
> comes up with nothing? Also, does
> this mean that GPT is _NOT_ in fact fixed regarding this bug?

It's a typo -- it should have read gpart(8).

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