[ros-dev] [ros-diffs] [fireball] 40428: - Recognize up to 4 partitions inside every primary partition table. However, installation will be performed to the first partition anyway.

Aleksey Bragin aleksey at reactos.org
Thu Apr 9 17:32:51 CEST 2009


On Apr 9, 2009, at 5:28 PM, Steven Edwards wrote:

> On Thu, Apr 9, 2009 at 8:42 AM,  <fireball at svn.reactos.org> wrote:
>> Author: fireball
>> Date: Thu Apr  9 16:42:09 2009
>> New Revision: 40428
>>
>> URL: http://svn.reactos.org/svn/reactos?rev=40428&view=rev
>> Log:
>> - Recognize up to 4 partitions inside every primary partition  
>> table. However, installation will be performed to the first  
>> partition anyway.
>
> How is this going to work for GPT disks? I am not quite sure about how
> the bootcamp emulation does its magic. Logically it seems to me the
> BSD slice would seem to be the first partition and bootcamp would show
> up as partition 2. Are we not going to be able to do this?

We don't support GPT partitions. Bootcamp does enough emulation to  
pretend it has usual partition table, and in theory ReactOS could  
install using it.


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