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Re: Partitioning Mac drives

John Paul Adrian Glaubitz <glaubitz@physik.fu-berlin.de> writes:

> Crawling through the logs on my Debian desktop where I connected the
> drive, this was the partition layout directly after attaching the
> disk for the first time:
> May  2 13:25:57 z6 kernel: [1993556.470074]  sdg: [mac] sdg1 sdg2 sdg3 sdg4
> Interestingly, gparted only displayed three partitions, sdg3 being
> the HFS partition and sdg1 and sdf2 being unknown partition types. Any
> idea what these could be? Are those created by the MacOS disk utility
> to install the filesystem driver?

The first partition is always of type Apple_partition_map, ie. the
partition table itself.  Also, the last partition may be of type
Apple_Free, claiming the (unallocated) rest of the disk.


Andreas Schwab, schwab@linux-m68k.org
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