howmany partitions per disk possible?

Alexander Skwar listen at
Sun Sep 10 20:35:48 UTC 2006

· Thilo Six <T.Six at>:

> Hi
> I ran into a problem where i am not able to create partitions on my sata
> disk above sda16.

Yep. Can't be done.

> Since the last partition that is possible is sda16 is that a limitation
> because of some hex code somewhere?

Something like this.

> Any ideas howto make the end of disk available?

Dump the outdated old-style partitioning and start using LVM.

Alexander Skwar
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