GPT - (last) call for action

Rui Paulo rpaulo at fnop.net
Sun Jun 10 22:14:03 UTC 2007


At Sun, 10 Jun 2007 14:43:26 -0700 (PDT),
Matthew Dillon wrote:
> 
> 
> :No.
> :The first partition is the EFI GPT (0xee):
> :
> :% fdisk -1
> :******* Working on device /dev/ad0 *******
> :...
> :parameters to be used for BIOS calculations are:
> :cylinders=116280 heads=16 sectors/track=63 (1008 blks/cyl)
> :
> :Media sector size is 512
> :Warning: BIOS sector numbering starts with sector 1
> :Information from DOS bootblock is:
> :The data for partition 1 is:
> :sysid 238 (0xee),(EFI GPT)
> :    start 40, size 409600 (200 Meg), flag 0
> :        beg: cyl 0/ head 0/ sector 41;
> :        end: cyl 406/ head 6/ sector 14
> 
>     I think I have it mostly figured out, but the 'start 40' in your
>     output can't be right.  The intel documentation says that the
>     starting LBA in a PMBR record must be set to 1 by definition
>     (table 11-7 in the 1.10 documentation).

I don't know why Apple does that.

--
Rui Paulo


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