Nov 09 2006

Apple’s use of Intel’s Partitioning Scheme (GPT)

Published by at 9:50 am under General,Mac

Apple has adopted Intel’s GUID Partition Table (GPT) and this partition format is supported in OS X and presumably used on new machines. An Apple Technote TN2166 describes an overview of the scheme and Apples’ policies about how it uses GPT. TPT is part of Intel’s Extensible Firmware Interface (EFI) which is gradually replacing the old PC boot syste.

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