[syslinux] Install gptmbr with Windows

Shao Miller sha0.miller at gmail.com
Thu Aug 4 06:21:59 PDT 2016

On 8/3/2016 18:58, Erik Sandberg via Syslinux wrote:
> Does anyone know how to install the gptmbr.bin onto a USB drive with
> Windows? I noticed that it would be really easy to modify the source of the
> installer to install gptmbr.bin instead of mbr.bin with the -m flag, but
> I'd like a solution that doesn't require me to maintain my own custom
> syslinux. I'm open to writing and submitting a patch to add a new flag (say
> -g) to install gptmbr.bin but I'd really like a solution that's more like
> running `cat gptmbr.bin > /dev/sdb` but on Windows.

I sometimes use "rawwrite dd for windows version 0.3" by John Newbigin 
as well as "mirkes.de Tiny Hexer small edition" by Markus 
Stephany.  Using "dd --list" is educational in the former. Using "File > 
Disk > Open drive..." is educational in the latter.  - Shao

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