[OpenBIOS] [PATCH 2/10] Ignore extraneous partitions

Natalia Portillo claunia at claunia.com
Wed Aug 24 03:40:45 CEST 2011

One detail William.

Documentation clearly state that drivers, even if present on the partition map, ARE NOT PARTITIONS.
(I.M. Vol. 2, and a document I've forgot the name that describes the boot process extensively, present on Apple Support archives -even describes how Rhapsody boots-)

Have you checked the count does not include _FREE and _VOID in BootX?

El 22/08/2011, a las 03:15, William Hahne escribió:

> Updated commit message:
> Currently every entry in the Apple Partition Map is counted as a
> partition. This behavior prevents BootX from finding the boot
> partition since BootX will only check the first few partitions before
> giving up. This patch skips over entries that do not specify
> partitions such as void entries and drivers. While documentation
> doesn't say specifically that these partitions should be skipped, it
> can be inferred from BootX behavior as well as how the documentation
> doesn't refer to drivers as partitions.
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