Is it important the partition Id when partition a hard disk with fdisk in Linux?

Trent Shea trentshea at
Thu Jun 3 20:45:21 PDT 2010

On Thursday 03 June 2010 21:25:05 littlebat wrote:
> So I don't know what is the function of this partition Id? Is there any
> issue when set this wrong partition Id like the previous example? Is it
> only a two words' tag in Disk Partition Table and no any other meaning?

I've seen Windows have trouble installing when the label is not NTFS, I 
believe it barfed when the boot flag wasn't active, too, but it has been 


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