On Wed, May 26, 2004 at 08:56:07PM +0100, Timothy Murphy wrote:
> On Wednesday 26 May 2004 17:15, Liam Bedford wrote:
>> > > The OP said you _should_ put logical partitions in hda4, and I agree.
> > >
> > > Disk Druid didn't used to allow you to add a further primary partition
> > > once you had added an extended partition -
> > > I don't know if that is still the case.
> > > I iaagine your method would cause chaos if you deleted a logical
> > > partition.
> > the linked list is only inside the extended partition. The other
> > partitions are defined by the master allocation table or partition table
> > or what have you.
>> As a matter of interest, how are the logical partitions numbered
> if you make hda3 an extended paritition?
logical partitions are always numbered from 5 upwards..
> What if you make hda3 _and_ hda4 extended partitions?
> (I can't do this, but you seemed to suggest it is possible.)
I haven't tried it.. to do it on this machine would involve deleting
partitions to try.. :(
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