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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2] efi: take size of partition entry from GPT header
On Tue, 11 Sep 2018, Eugene Korenevsky wrote:

>Use gpt_header.sizeof_partition_entry instead of sizeof(gpt_entry)
>for GPT entry size.
>According to UEFI 2.7 spec 5.3.1 "GPT overview":, the size of a GUID Partition
>Entry element is defined in the Size Of Partition Entry field of GPT header.
>The GPT with entries sized more than sizeof(gpt_entry) is not illegal.
>OVMF firmware from EDK2 perfectly works with it, see edk2-tianocore source

But _why_ is this needed? Does this firmware need larger sized entries (ie: does
not work without it)?


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