Partioning problem

Daniel Cross dcross at
Tue Jul 5 06:59:17 UTC 2005

>I vaguely remember having to create primary partitions to
>host the logical ones, but that was years and years ago... Debian
>time I think. By now it seems partitioners (e.g. cfdisk) handle things
>better, I haven't had to create a primary partition in years!
>Well, to answer your question. You can have only 4 primary partitions,
>if you want more you'll have to use logical partitions instead. AFAIK
>there is no reason not to use only logical partitions in your system.

I would agree with that.
The last time I recall actually worrying about what partition I had to
use was a number of years ago.

- Dan

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