Re: BIOS Can Not Find Disk
- Date: Fri, 1 Dec 2017 14:21:34 -0500
- From: Dan Ritter <dsr@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: BIOS Can Not Find Disk
On Fri, Dec 01, 2017 at 01:57:37PM -0500, Greg Wooledge wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 01, 2017 at 01:50:12PM -0500, Dan Norton wrote:
> > Disklabel type: gpt
> > Apparently, BIOS does not see a bootable device. In the dim past, fdisk
> > could set a partition as "active", which was its euphemism for "bootable".
> > However now:
> GPT disk labels don't have active/bootable partitions. That's only
> a thing in msdos (a.k.a. mbr) disk labels.
And: since this is GPT, you want to use a tool like cgdisk
instead of fdisk.