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Old 08-26-2010, 04:43 PM   #1
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GPT to MBR


I'm looking to convert GPT to MBR w/o data loss. I have 4 partitions totaling 60 gigs plus the EFI partition from mac.

Thanks,

Walter
 
Old 08-26-2010, 06:45 PM   #2
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I think it is extremely unlikely that you'll be able to do that without losing data. My advice would be to backup that data (60 G is nothing these days), repartition the disk with gparted and restore the data. No matter what you do, you should backup anyway.
 
Old 08-26-2010, 07:13 PM   #3
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thanks

I figured as much, and thanks...

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Old 08-26-2010, 09:00 PM   #4
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Back it up and try anyway. The structure should/might allow it to work - take note of partition start-end and see if you can reassign them the same after deleting the partition that's protecting the disk.
I'd be interested to know as well ....

You'll need to fix the bootloader of course if it's on that disk.
 
  


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