[zfs-discuss] Ubuntu Root-on-ZFS

Gordan Bobic gordan.bobic at gmail.com
Tue Apr 26 04:41:12 EDT 2016


On Tue, Apr 26, 2016 at 9:39 AM, Manuel Amador (Rudd-O) via zfs-discuss <
zfs-discuss at list.zfsonlinux.org> wrote:

> On 04/26/2016 08:31 AM, Gordan Bobic via zfs-discuss wrote:
> >
> > I presume you actually mean MBR vs. GPT rather than MBR vs. EFI.
> > Is there any reason for anyone to still use MBR even with a legacy BIOS?
> >
> > The only case I can think of for using MBR on systems like ancient
> > non-x86 machines where their ancient u-boot doesn't support GPT. And
> > anybody running those is going to be advanced enough to not need that
> > level of documentation hand-holding.
>
> MBR and UEFI is an apples to oranges error.  MBR / GPT and BIOS / UEFI
> are the two axes, and combinations between the axes are possible.  My
> systems all have GPT but boot by BIOS.
>


Isn't that what I just said? :)
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