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SOLVED GPT with 500GB disk

 
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 25, 2013 1:15 pm    Post subject: SOLVED GPT with 500GB disk Reply with quote

This may seem like a silly question.

I have a computer with the new UEFI thingy. I'm about to reinstall my OS (Mint) and was looking at using GPT, as I read MS-DOS partitioning is now legacy.

All the tutorials I can find on-line talk about disks larger than 2TB. The disk I use is only 500GB. Is there a reason why I should not use GPT with a disk smaller than 2TB?

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PostPosted: Mon Nov 25, 2013 8:41 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

None at all, I have a 120GB drive in this laptop, using GPT. The tutorials refer to disks larger than 2TB because those need special treatment.

I use GPT on everything now, it avoids so many of the limitations and frailties of DOS partitioning.
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 25, 2013 10:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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