setup-storage+gpt: alignment aware?

Thomas Neumann blacky+fai at
Tue Mar 20 00:37:51 CET 2012

> the reasoning from /usr/share/fai/setup-storage/
> # on gpt-bios we'll need an additional partition to store what
> # doesn't fit in the MBR; this partition must be at the beginning,
> # but it should be created at the very end such as not to invalidate
> # indices of other partitions

Something's not right. Starting at sector 41942767s (of is not exactly 'at
the beginning'


disk_config disk1 disklabel:gpt
primary -    1  -    -
primary swap 8G swap sw

and manually setting the "bios_grub" flag afterwards is going to achieve
the intended result.

We'll see.

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