booting off GPT partitions
dimitry at andric.com
Wed Jan 27 23:27:45 UTC 2010
On 2010-01-27 22:27, John Baldwin wrote:
> GPT was defined along with EFI, so many folks assume that you have to use EFI
> to boot a GPT-labelled disk. However, FreeBSD has its own BIOS-based
> bootstrap that can handle GPT-labelled disks. I doubt the SuperMicro tech is
> familiar with that case. I thought I heard that some folks had added GPT
> support to grub as well.
However, this won't boot disks larger than 2TiB, right? At least not
without BIOS support...
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