On Wed, 9 Jul 2014 16:49:51 +0200 Thierry de Coulon <email@example.com> wrote: > AFAIK it could be usefull for *very* big disks (but I can't see > their use on a laptop). Yep, I remember reading about partitions > 2TB, thanks. > Other than that, I can see only multiboot systems (Hackintoshes > need it). I don't really know about Win8 - that I don't have or > use. I use Linux only (@home) since 1999 :) > My undestanding is that *pre-installed* Windows 8 require > UEFI & secure boot. But I once downloaded a test version of Win 8 > Enterprise (free from M$) and it installed perfectly (well... as > perfectly as Windows can) on the IDE harddisk of an older > dual-core machine, with, as far as I know, no UEFI (at least none > I could turn on/off). Good to know. -- <Diziet> Fuck, I can't compile the damn thing and I wrote it !
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