[CentOS] Anaconda : MBR vs. GPT

Sat Nov 28 17:58:33 UTC 2020
Simon Matter <simon.matter at invoca.ch>

> Hi,
> I've always been a bit puzzled by the fact that Anaconda provides no
> option to
> manually create a partition table and specify if it's MBR or GPT.
> From what I can tell - at least under CentOS 7.x - Anaconda will default
> to
> MBR, even if I specify a BIOS Boot partition. Maybe it switches
> automatically
> to GPT if the disk size requires it ( > 2 TB IIRC) though I don't have any
> corresponding hardware here to test it.

I haven't a lot of experience here but I always thought the general rule
for boot disks is: classic BIOS -> MBR and UEFI -> GPT.