I'm trying to install Arch Linux on a disk which was previously partitioned. The Disklabel type is automatically set to gpt. I need to change it to dos. How can I do it?
I've never actually used
cfdisk, but I can tell you how to do it with
- You should get all of your storage devices.
- Find the one you want to partition.
- It should be something like
/dev/sdabut your knowledge may vary.
- Once you find it run
fdisk <name of drive>. E.x.
- You should now see something like this
Welcome to fdisk (util-linux 2.35.2). Changes will remain in memory only, until you decide to write them. Be careful before using the write command. Command (m for help):
o create a new empty DOS partition table
Know that changing the labels will delete everything.
Don't forget to run w before exiting to write table to disk.
Check the Arch Wiki for more information.