Finding Partition Type in GPT Partitioning System?

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LyricalRain
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Finding Partition Type in GPT Partitioning System?

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Is there a way to get the partition's type when using a GPT system, like how you get an ID for the partition type from the MBR?
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Re: Finding Partition Type in GPT Partitioning System?

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Yes: the PartitionTypeGUID field in the partition entry.

The definition of this field can be found in the UEFI specification. There's also a pretty good list of existing GUIDs (and other useful information) in Wikipedia.
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Re: Finding Partition Type in GPT Partitioning System?

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Ah, thank you!
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