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Old 02-15-2007, 09:27 AM
mudge mudge is offline
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Partition Schemes for Intel Mac

I noticed that there are a few threads regarding this topic but I would just like it cleared up once and for all: which is the correct partition scheme (e.g. GUID Partition Table) to use when partitioning an external drive for booting with an Intel Mac?

Disk Utility states that the GUID Partition Table is for booting up Intel Macs but I have seen advice that the Apple Partition Map would also work but Disk Utility describes it for "[starting] up a PowerPC-based Macintosh computer or to use the disk as a non-startup disk with any Mac".

Does this mean what it seems to say: that you cannot boot an Intel Mac from a disk using Apple Partition Map and that instead you should use the GUID Partition Table scheme?

Thanks in advance,

-- Paul

Last edited by mudge; 02-15-2007 at 06:53 PM. Reason: corrected typo
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