[bootlin/training-materials updates] master: labs/sysdev-u-boot-qemu: rewrite explanation about DOS vs. GPT (1442b543)

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at bootlin.com
Fri Nov 13 11:00:17 CET 2020

Repository : https://github.com/bootlin/training-materials
On branch  : master
Link       : https://github.com/bootlin/training-materials/commit/1442b5432be9db2bab0f16428e9907d0e03038fd


commit 1442b5432be9db2bab0f16428e9907d0e03038fd
Author: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni at bootlin.com>
Date:   Fri Nov 13 11:00:17 2020 +0100

    labs/sysdev-u-boot-qemu: rewrite explanation about DOS vs. GPT
    Windows works perfectly fine with GPT partition tables, so that's not
    a good explanation for chosing a DOS partition table. It's an
    arbitrary choice, so just say so.
    Signed-off-by: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni at bootlin.com>


 labs/sysdev-u-boot-qemu/sysdev-u-boot-qemu.tex | 5 ++---
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

diff --git a/labs/sysdev-u-boot-qemu/sysdev-u-boot-qemu.tex b/labs/sysdev-u-boot-qemu/sysdev-u-boot-qemu.tex
index 8790a61b..c9e6c82d 100644
--- a/labs/sysdev-u-boot-qemu/sysdev-u-boot-qemu.tex
+++ b/labs/sysdev-u-boot-qemu/sysdev-u-boot-qemu.tex
@@ -117,9 +117,8 @@ $ cfdisk sd.img
 If \code{cfdisk} asks you to \code{Select a label type}, choose
-\code{dos}. This corresponds to traditional partitions tables that DOS/Windows
-would understand. \code{gpt} partition tables are needed for disks bigger
-than 2 TB.
+\code{dos}, as we don't really need a \code{gpt} partition table for
+our labs.
 In the \code{cfdisk} interface, create three primary partitions,
 starting from the beginning, with the following properties:

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