On Tuesday 18 May 2004 16:34, Brian Foster wrote:
> still don't have a completely consistent picture
> of how extended partitions work --- concern here
> is the non-Linux systems (e.g., BSD and Plan9,
> but not DoS/Windross which I do not use and do
> not even own) I'd like to try. main confusion
> at the moment is how many logicals per extended
> there can be? I've read that whilst Linux does
> support more than one, other systems may not;
> also, the max is either 1 (as per above), or 3,
> or "more‟.... (plus, in any case, another
> extended) --- very confusing! ;-(
You're making a perfectly simple matter ridiculously complicated.
No-one in the history of the universe ever had more than one
Why would you want two?
What possible advantage would it have?
Do you really want more than 13 partitions?
You can certainly have hda4 as an extended partiton,
with logical partitions hda5 - hda14.
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