GUID partitioning

Tom H tomh0665 at
Fri Oct 29 04:02:59 UTC 2010

On Thu, Oct 28, 2010 at 11:38 PM, Goh Lip <g.lip at> wrote:
> Has anyone tried GUID partitioning (GPT) on a BIOS based system - as
> opposed to UEFI?
> It would seem to be a drastic and 'quantum leap' to even try this out
> and would appreciate feedback on advantages, pitfalls, dangers,
> revertiblity, etc - okay, all and any comment.

Yes. You have to remember to create the first partition as a
mini-partition for grub to embed core.img otherwise there's nothing
noticeably different.

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