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Old 04-04-2012, 05:56 AM   #1
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Change from GPT to MBR partiotion schema (without losing data)


I installed centos 6.2, and the installation make the schema GPT.
I need to change it to MBR.

I have to virtualize this phisical machine, but GPT schema is not supported.

Thanks in advance.
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Old 04-04-2012, 09:37 AM   #2
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Hi, this seems to be a bug in centos 6.2 which can be followed up here:

It appears that the problem is more about EFI boot than about GPT/MBR. There should be an MBR emulation mode for GPT, not sure but heard about it.


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