Re: 3TB disk hassles

From: Neil Conway
Date: Thu Dec 16 2004 - 12:40:04 EST

Hi Tom...

--- Tomas Carnecky <tom@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I had a GUID partition table (GPT) on my system (x86, normal
> mainboard/BIOS etc) and it worked fine. I didn't need a separate boot
> disk. I used grub as the boot loader. I think if you enable GPT in
> the
> kernel you should be able to boot stright from the big disk.

Wow, that's unexpected but encouraging news. What distro? Did it
allow you to go GPT right from the off, or did you have to migrate from
an MSDOS ptbl to a GPT one after installation?

Thanks for the tip.

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