[Gllug] Fdisk in a pure Linux environment

Alain Williams addw at phcomp.co.uk
Fri Jan 6 07:55:40 UTC 2012

On Fri, Jan 06, 2012 at 07:11:54AM +0000, John Winters wrote:

> One thing to be aware of (which caught me out the first time I tried) is 
> that if you have a large (>= 2TB) drive which you intend to use for 
> booting Linux with grub then you must create a small partition of type 
> "bios_grub" at the beginning of the disk or else grub won't be able to 
> install itself.

Type 'bios_grub' - what is that ? I can't see one of those as a choice when
I run fdisk ?

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