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Compare MBR(Master Boot Record) vs GPT(GUID Partition Table) Partition Schemes with Similarities and Diffiriencies

Partition tables are used to structure the disk drives. MBR (Master Boot Record) and GPT (GUID Partition Table) is two most popular partition schemes used today IT environments. In this tutorial we will compare the similarities and differences of these two partition schemes. What is MBR MBR is old and...


What is Master Boot Record or MBR?

Master Boot Record is the start of an partition schema in disk file systems. In daily usage we use single physical disk by splitting it multiple partitions for different use cases. Operating systems needs some structure in order to use disk drives without problem. Partition schema provides some structure where...


UEFI or Unified Extensible Firmware Interface

The first Personal Computer or PC is designed in 1980’s by IBM. This computer has different components and design from previously designed computers. This design is cloned by a lot of manufacturers. This computer boot sequence was like below.

BIOS was  the first component that runs when computer starts....


What Is Maximum Size Supported By Linux File Systems?

File system is the structure to make disk useable by the Operating system and user. File system created related metadata and data according to user operations. Linux provides a lot of different file systems as alternative. As we know Microsoft Windows have very little file system. Linux have a lot...

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