Bug#281905: please enable CONFIG_EFI_PARTITION; it's needed for > 2TiB
On Thu, Jan 13, 2005 at 11:05:48AM -0500, Anthony DeRobertis wrote:
> It appears that is a recent change. Patch is part of that thread, at
> .  also mentions that BIOS support for EFI may become more common
> during sarge's lieftime.
> [Older versions didn't used to check for the signature, and always read
> the last sector, causing iPod Minis among others to crash.]
> With that change, it should be safe to enable EFI. Please do so.
> Especially a EFI-enabled kernel can be gotten onto d-i images, d-i would
> then fully support > 2TiB disks.
>  http://lkml.org/lkml/2004/11/7/104
>  http://lkml.org/lkml/2004/11/9/272
Including it with that patch sounds reasonable. If you attach a
backport patch to this bug we can make sure to include it. Else
I'm not sure it's going to happen in-time for sarge (or rather at
all for 2.6.8 as 2.6.10 has the change already)