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Re: [opensuse-storage] Re: Reusing partitions in the proposal
  • From: Stefan Hundhammer <shundhammer@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 13 Apr 2016 15:53:36 +0200
  • Message-id: <570E4F60.8010808@suse.de>
On 13.04.2016 15:46, Stefan Hundhammer wrote:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/EFI_system_partition

"The globally unique identifier (GUID) for the EFI System partition in the
GUID Partition Table (GPT) scheme is C12A7328-F81F-11D2-BA4B-00A0C93EC93B,
while its ID in the MBR partition table scheme is 0xEF."

I.e. there is a paredefined GUID for that partition; if there are multiple
ones, they'd get the same GUID which sounds like a recipe for desaster to me.

OK, forget that one; Arvin just told me that this is not the ID of that partition, but the type (that was a one-byte value like 0x83 for Linux, 0x82 for swap etc.).

Still that doesn't clarify if there can be multiple ones.


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