path: root/doc
diff options
authorH. Peter Anvin <hpa@zytor.com>2010-06-24 20:40:29 -0700
committerH. Peter Anvin <hpa@zytor.com>2010-06-24 20:40:29 -0700
commit921f578e03c2b19f1b4e7b14d4e69e988b47e2cc (patch)
tree12fd3af36b2bda1add25a4e38094348811c979d8 /doc
parent62769044bbde4817b95f6ad66216171d0f2ddc8e (diff)
doc/gpt.txt: this is now fully implemented
Signed-off-by: H. Peter Anvin <hpa@zytor.com>
Diffstat (limited to 'doc')
1 files changed, 2 insertions, 4 deletions
diff --git a/doc/gpt.txt b/doc/gpt.txt
index fd6f00de..09099320 100644
--- a/doc/gpt.txt
+++ b/doc/gpt.txt
@@ -63,9 +63,7 @@ partition entry), except that the information is provided
synthetically. The MBR-compatible fields are directly usable if they
are < 2 TB, otherwise these fields should contain 0xFFFFFFFF and the
OS will need to understand the GPT partition entry which follows the
-MBR one. The "!GPT" magic number in EAX and the 0xEE partition type
+MBR one. The "!GPT" magic number in EAX and the 0xED partition type
also informs the OS that the GPT partition information is present.
-Currently, this is compatible with Syslinux as long as the Syslinux
-partition is < 2 TB; this probably will be improved in a future
+Syslinux 4.00 and later fully implements this protocol.