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Re: Installation tests with GRUB on GPT disks

On 05/16/2018 06:57 PM, Frank Scheiner wrote:
> On 05/16/2018 05:23 PM, John Paul Adrian Glaubitz wrote:
>> ```
>> 10 10 10 free
>>     $iflabel{ gpt }
>>     $reusemethod{ }
>>     method{ biosgrub } .
>> ```
>> Did you test whether this becomes a no-op one systems with Sun-label?
> I don't remember, but I'd say no, because I wrote "[...] if the assumption is correct that "$iflabel{ gpt }" line will only make this part effective on GPT
> partitioned disks" in early March.
> I'll give it a try on my T5220 with kernel and initrd from the image you provided today and report back.

Thanks. We should definitely test this before committing those changes.

>> I can test whether it does the right thing on GPT labels, provided that
>> the recipe files can be found somewhere on the disk where I can change
>> them.
> The recipes are located below `/lib/partman/` in the installer environment. They can be modified before entering the partitioning step (`nano` is available in
> the installer environment) - even multiple times if you can repeat the partitioning step (e.g. in expert mode).

Yes, that's what I already expected. I just hadn't looked whether it's
actually the case the recipes are in there.


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