Introduction to Operating Systems
||TU1: Installing, configuring and exploiting a
|Prąctical Exercise 5b: Working with
partitions and GParted (Part II)
PRACTICAL EXERCISE 5b:
Working with partitions and GParted (Part II)
NOTE: If you do not answer these questions or your
answers are not good enough, the following questions will not
be assessed and your final mark for the questions part will be
2.- Show a scheme of the GPT and explains in short:
a) What is the purpose of the Protective
MBR. Where is the Protective MBR?
b) What and Where is the Primary GPT
c) What and Where is the Primary GPT Header
d) What and Where are the Partition Entries
e) Where does the first partition
start in a hard disk working with a GPT?
c) What and Where
is the Secondary GPT
3.- Make a list with the main
differences (maximum size disk, partition types, maximum
number of partitions, MBR/GPT vs BIOS/UEFI, partition table
size, compatibility, and security) between a MBR partition
table and a GPT partition table. Show cleary the main
disadvantages of MBR in comparison with GPT.
1.- Create a new Debian
Linux virtual machine, with the following
a) Operating System: Linux
b) Version: Debian
c) Name: Debian-part2
d) Memory: 512MiB
e) Virtual Hard Disk: VDI
and Dynamically expanding storage
f) Size: 25GiB
System-->Motherboard-->Extended Features: EFI enabled.
2.- Boot Debian-part2 with your gparted iso
3.- Do the following
Take a screenshot every time you finish an exercise.
4.- Save your document
according to information provided at the GENERAL CONDITIONS