Linux recognizes them as actual partitions and names them /dev/sda1, /dev/sda2
etc. If it used slices, wouldn't Linux only see one big partition?
------ Original Message ------
Received: Sat, 23 May 2009 12:57:54 PM IST
From: "Paul Murray" <paulinuxmurray at gmail.com>
To: <jk at tedcreativegroup.com>
Subject: Re: [ILUG] Re: Fedora on Macbook
Justin Kelly wrote:
> There are 8 tiny partitions at the beginning of the drive. Apple Disk
> Partitioner puts them there. These must never be touched. Nobody seems to
> what they are for but they must be there. You can't see them in OSX unless
> use pdisk or fdisk. They are visible when running Linux.
Doesn't OSX use BSD slices as opposed to DOS partitions??
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