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    Partitions - MBR vs. GPT

    I agree with astrogeek that the LQ Blog section is underused.

    We need more top class efforts like this one from hydrurga.
    Posted 08-02-2017 at 03:02 AM by beachboy2 beachboy2 is offline
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    Posted 08-02-2017 at 02:59 AM by beachboy2 beachboy2 is offline
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    Firmware - BIOS vs. UEFI

    This is very helpful. Thanks for posting.
    Posted 07-31-2017 at 02:29 AM by mralk3 mralk3 is offline
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    Firmware - BIOS vs. UEFI

    Thanks for another great post! It is refreshing to read well written posts which actually contain information useful to others! Keep up the good work!
    Posted 07-25-2017 at 02:18 AM by astrogeek astrogeek is offline
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    Posted 07-23-2017 at 07:13 PM by aus9 aus9 is offline
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    Partitions - MBR vs. GPT

    I had previously read this blog entry without commenting. But having read it once more it certainly deserves a big WELL DONE! I think the LQ blog space is much under utilized and am glad to see well written articles posted here! Thanks, and more!
    Posted 07-22-2017 at 10:41 PM by astrogeek astrogeek is offline
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    Partitions - MBR vs. GPT

    Much appreciated, svg. "If careful" is the relevant phrase here. I've added a bullet point to the MBR section ("Note that it is also possible...") to address this point. Please let me know if you have any further comments on this or any other portions of the blog. Cheers.
    Posted 07-22-2017 at 03:34 AM by hydrurga hydrurga is online now
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    Partitions - MBR vs. GPT

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    Thus the maximum partition size, as well as the maximum amount of space usable from the start of a device, in a MBR scheme is normally 2TiB.
    Not strictly true - if a partition starts before the 2T limit, it can also be 2T in size (512 byte sectors). Thus up to almost 4T can be assigned if careful.
    Posted 07-22-2017 at 12:07 AM by syg00 syg00 is offline
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    Partitions - MBR vs. GPT

    Ah, you silver-tongued LQer, you. Thanks, Habitual.
    Posted 07-10-2017 at 11:42 AM by hydrurga hydrurga is online now
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    Partitions - MBR vs. GPT

    1st blog? Really? With that extra large brain of yours?

    Nice work.
    Posted 07-10-2017 at 11:01 AM by Habitual Habitual is offline

  



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