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Value Description

00h

empty partition-table entry

01h

DOS 12-bit FAT

02h

XENIX root file system

03h

XENIX /usr file system (obsolete)

04h

DOS 16-bit FAT (up to 32M)

05h

DOS 3.3+ extended partition

06h

DOS 3.31+ Large File System (16-bit FAT, over 32M)

07h

QNX

07h

OS/2 HPFS

07h

Windows NT NTFS

07h

Advanced Unix

07h

see partition boot record; could be any of the above or others

08h

OS/2 (v1.0-1.3 only)

08h

AIX bootable partition, SplitDrive

08h

Commodore DOS

08h

DELL partition spanning multiple drives

09h

AIX data partition

09h

Coherent filesystem

0Ah

OS/2 Boot Manager

0Ah

OPUS

0Ah

Coherent swap partition

0Bh

Windows95 with 32-bit FAT

0Ch

Windows95 with 32-bit FAT (using LBA-mode INT 13 extensions)

0Eh

logical-block-addressable VFAT (same as 06h but using LBA-mode INT 13)

0Fh

logical-block-addressable VFAT (same as 05h but using LBA-mode INT 13)

10h

OPUS

11h

OS/2 Boot Manager hidden 12-bit FAT partition

12h

Compaq Diagnostics partition

14h

(resulted from using Novell DOS 7.0 FDISK to delete Linux Native part)

14h

OS/2 Boot Manager hidden sub-32M 16-bit FAT partition

16h

OS/2 Boot Manager hidden over-32M 16-bit FAT partition

17h

OS/2 Boot Manager hidden HPFS partition

17h

hidden NTFS partition

18h

AST special Windows swap file ("Zero-Volt Suspend" partition)

19h

Willowtech Photon coS

1Bh

hidden Windows95 FAT32 partition

1Ch

hidden Windows95 FAT32 partition (using LBA-mode INT 13 extensions)

1Eh

hidden LBA VFAT partition

20h

Willowsoft Overture File System (OFS1)

21h

officially listed as reserved

21h

FSo2

23h

officially listed as reserved

24h

NEC MS-DOS 3.x

26h

officially listed as reserved

31h

officially listed as reserved

33h

officially listed as reserved

34h

officially listed as reserved

36h

officially listed as reserved

38h

Theos

3Ch

PowerQuest PartitionMagic recovery partition

40h

VENIX 80286

41h

Personal RISC Boot

41h

PowerPC boot partition

42h

SFS (Secure File System) by Peter Gutmann

45h

EUMEL/Elan

46h

EUMEL/Elan

47h

EUMEL/Elan

48h

EUMEL/Elan

4Fh

Oberon boot/data partition

50h

OnTrack Disk Manager, read-only partition

51h

OnTrack Disk Manager, read/write partition

51h

NOVELL

52h

CP/M

52h

Microport System V/386

53h

OnTrack Disk Manager, write-only partition???

54h

OnTrack Disk Manager (DDO)

55h

EZ-Drive (see also INT 13/AH=FFh"EZ-Drive")

56h

GoldenBow VFeature

5Ch

Priam EDISK

61h

SpeedStor

63h

Unix SysV/386, 386/ix

63h

Mach, MtXinu BSD 4.3 on Mach

63h

GNU HURD

64h

Novell NetWare 286

64h

SpeedStore

65h

Novell NetWare (3.11)

67h

Novell

68h

Novell

69h

Novell

70h

DiskSecure Multi-Boot

71h

officially listed as reserved

73h

officially listed as reserved

74h

officially listed as reserved

75h

PC/IX

76h

officially listed as reserved

7Eh

F.I.X.

80h

Minix v1.1 - 1.4a

81h

Minix v1.4b+

81h

Linux

81h

Mitac Advanced Disk Manager

82h

Linux Swap partition

82h

Prime

82h

Solaris (Unix)

83h

Linux native file system (ext2fs/xiafs)

84h

OS/2-renumbered type 04h partition (related to hiding DOS C: drive)

85h

Linux EXT

86h

FAT16 volume/stripe set (Windows NT)

87h

HPFS Fault-Tolerant mirrored partition

87h

NTFS volume/stripe set

93h

Amoeba file system

94h

Amoeba bad block table

98h

Datalight ROM-DOS SuperBoot

99h

Mylex EISA SCSI

A0h

Phoenix NoteBIOS Power Management "Save-to-Disk" partition

A1h

officially listed as reserved

A3h

officially listed as reserved

A4h

officially listed as reserved

A5h

FreeBSD, BSD/386

A6h

OpenBSD

A9h

NetBSD (http://www.netbsd.org/)

B1h

officially listed as reserved

B3h

officially listed as reserved

B4h

officially listed as reserved

B6h

officially listed as reserved

B6h

Windows NT mirror set (master), FAT16 file system

B7h

BSDI file system (secondarily swap)

B7h

Windows NT mirror set (master), NTFS file system

B8h

BSDI swap partition (secondarily file system)

BEh

Solaris boot partition

C0h

DR DOS/DR-DOS/Novell DOS secured partition

C0h

CTOS

C1h

DR DOS 6.0 LOGIN.EXE-secured 12-bit FAT partition

C4h

DR DOS 6.0 LOGIN.EXE-secured 16-bit FAT partition

C6h

DR DOS 6.0 LOGIN.EXE-secured Huge partition

C6h

corrupted FAT16 volume/stripe set (Windows NT)

C6h

Windows NT mirror set (slave), FAT16 file system

C7h

Syrinx Boot

C7h

corrupted NTFS volume/stripe set

C7h

Windows NT mirror set (slave), NTFS file system

CBh

Reserved for DR DOS/DR-DOS/OpenDOS secured FAT32

CCh

Reserved for DR DOS/DR-DOS secured FAT32 (LBA)

CEh

Reserved for DR DOS/DR-DOS secured FAT16 (LBA)

D0h

Multiuser DOS secured FAT12

D1h

Old Multiuser DOS secured FAT12

D4h

Old Multiuser DOS secured FAT16 (<= 32M)

D5h

Old Multiuser DOS secured extended partition

D6h

Old Multiuser DOS secured FAT16 (> 32M)

D8h

CP/M-86

DBh

CP/M, Concurrent CP/M, Concurrent DOS

DBh

CTOS (Convergent Technologies OS)

E1h

SpeedStor 12-bit FAT extended partition

E2h

DOS read-only (Florian Painke's XFDISK 1.0.4)

E3h

DOS read-only

E3h

Storage Dimensions

E4h

SpeedStor 16-bit FAT extended partition

E5h

officially listed as reserved

E6h

officially listed as reserved

EBh

BeOS BFS (BFS1)

F1h

Storage Dimensions

F2h

DOS 3.3+ secondary partition

F3h

officially listed as reserved

F4h

SpeedStor

F4h

Storage Dimensions

F5h

Prologue

F6h

officially listed as reserved

FEh

LANstep

FEh

IBM PS/2 IML (Initial Microcode Load) partition

FFh

Xenix bad block table

Note:

For partition type 07h, one should inspect the partition boot record for the actual file system type.

See Also:

#00651