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Re: Default disk partition table type?

On Tue, Dec 10, 2002 at 12:41:23PM +0100, Petter Reinholdtsen wrote:
> The current autopartkit contains the following code:
>   /* Need to define on a per arch basis */
>   #if defined(__i386__)
>   #define DISK_LABEL "msdos"
>   #else /* not __i386__ */
>   #error "Default DISK_LABEL is not known on this platform"
>   #endif /* not __i386__ */
> What is the partition table type on other platforms/architectures?  I
> believe the available values are "bsd", "loop", "mac", "msdos", "pc98"
> and "sun".  I got the values from the parted documentation.

hppa used msdos.

ia64 uses gpt (which parted does support) these days, but has use msdos
in the past.

m68k uses different ones on different h/w; the mvme boards use msdos.


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