8.0-RELEASE / gpart / GPT / marking a partition as "active"

Andriy Gapon avg at icyb.net.ua
Tue Jan 19 21:23:40 UTC 2010

on 19/01/2010 23:09 Dan Naumov said the following:
>> After using gpart to create the GPT (and thus the PMBR and its
>> bootcode), why not simply use "fdisk -a -1 DISKNAME" to set the PMBR
>> partition active?
> According to the fdisk output, the partition flag did change from 0 to
> 80. Can the "fdisk: Class not found" error showing up at the very end
> of the procedure of doing "fdisk -a -1 DISKNAME" be safely ignored?

Yes, I think so.

Andriy Gapon

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