Boot loader cant identify ntfs?

Peter Jeremy PeterJeremy at
Thu May 19 02:20:02 PDT 2005

On Thu, 2005-May-19 09:29:25 +0100, Bob Bishop wrote:
>At 01:56 19/05/2005, Ian Dowse wrote:
>>BTW, one potential improvement to the current boot0 situation would
>>be to have boot0cfg dynamically generate the OS table based on what
>>partition types actually exist on the disk. [etc]
>That would be just plain unhelpful in the case where a partition gets 
>retyped subsequently.

As I read Ian's proposal, it still dynamically detects the partition
types at boot time.  It's just that the table of known partition types
is built by boot0cfg based on the partition types when boot0cfg is
run.  If you change a partition partition type then the new partition
type may not be recognized but that is no worse than the current

It would probably be possible to pad the available space with other
"common" partition types.

Peter Jeremy

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