[syslinux] [PATCH] isohybrid: Generate MBR even when in EFI mode
mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org
Mon Mar 26 14:56:56 PDT 2012
On Mon, Mar 26, 2012 at 02:47:44PM -0700, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> On 02/15/2012 09:12 AM, Matthew Garrett wrote:
> > Various EFI systems insist that there be no active flag in the pMBR in
> > order to parse the GPT. The only way around this is to also generate a
> > valid MBR - the firmware will then pick that up and use the system
> > partition provided there. In order to deal with other EFI "sanity" checks,
> > the partition type for the non-EFI partitions is set to 0 to skip the
> > firmware bailing because of overlapping partitions.
> > ---
> > utils/isohybrid.c | 54 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++----
> > 1 files changed, 49 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)
> Hmmm... this patch doesn't apply to current master. What baseline is
> this from?
It was on top of fbf2edffba00b0f16a2fab2a9f9d0f2a7d40d5b2 which I think
was newest at the time. I can rebase.
Matthew Garrett | mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org
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