[CentOS] Old Small Box

Morten Torstensen morten at mortent.org
Tue Jan 27 11:43:21 UTC 2009


William L. Maltby wrote:
> Oh boy! You've heard rumors that the BIOS manufacturers are going to
> begin supporting file-system-specific layouts? I find that hard to
> swallow.

Well, in theory we don't need BIOS support. The BIOS will check that the 
first sector of the device is signed with 55AAh and just jump into the 
code in the first sector. So if LVM leaves the first sector and track 
(so grub can hide there) alone, it should work just fine.

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