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Re: Default partition table type for non i386?

On Wed, Mar 03, 2004 at 10:05:48AM +0200, Anton Zinoviev wrote:
> Can people working on non-i386 tell how we can find the default
> partition table type.  This is necessary for the autopartitioner of
> partman to work on them and will also simplify the dialog for creation
> of new partition table.

> Currently parted supports the following partition tables: 

> bsd, gpt, mac, dvh, msdos, pc98, sun and amiga.

Alpha uses either bsd or msdos, depending on whether the system is
SRM-based or AlphaBIOS-based.  See tools/partitioner/scripts/alpha.sh
for how this is currently detected.

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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