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FS#9864 - [grub] Build grub with GPT partition table support

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Gerhard Brauer (GerBra) - Tuesday, 18 March 2008, 09:23 GMT
Last edited by Tobias Powalowski (tpowa) - Tuesday, 18 March 2008, 10:22 GMT
Task Type Feature Request
Category Packages: Core
Status Closed
Assigned To No-one
Architecture All
Severity Medium
Priority Normal
Reported Version 2007.08-2
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No


Currently our grub could not be used as bootloader when someone must use a GPT partition table (ex. when partitions must be > 2TB).
After installation on such a harddisk/array only lilo works.

There is a patch to add support for GPT available. I've tested it both on an GPT HD and also on an normal msdos table.

Patch could be found here:
This task depends upon

Closed by  Tobias Powalowski (tpowa)
Tuesday, 18 March 2008, 10:22 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed