Technical Note TN2166: Secrets of the GPT

Finally, a Technote on GUID Partition Table, the new disk partitioning scheme used on Intel-based Macs:

Apple has switched to a new disk partitioning scheme known as the GUID partition table, or GPT. This new scheme offers a number of advantages over the previous scheme, but it also presents some new challenges. This technote describes GPT in general, and gives some specific details about how Apple uses GPT.

Monday, 6 November 2006