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From: Michael Hanselmann <hansmi@g.o>
Subject: Re: Mac disk partitions
Date: Mon, 30 Apr 2007 22:30:21 +0200
Hi

On Mon, Apr 30, 2007 at 03:36:29PM -0400, A. Khattri wrote:
> According to mac-fdisk it appears to already have a boot partition on it.
> So can I skip the creation of a boot partition and use the existing one?

> /dev/sda2         Apple_Bootstrap untitled               2048 @ 64       (  1.0M)  NewWorld bootblock

This is the 800k bootstrap partition, used by yaboot alone (at least
within Linux) and not to be formatted or mounted anywhere. On PowerPC
machines, you shouldn't create a /boot partition. Read the docs, please.

Greets,
Michael

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