Robert Holtzman holtzm at
Thu Mar 6 00:06:30 UTC 2008

On Wed, 5 Mar 2008, Rich Rudnick wrote:

> dos formatted hard disks can have a maximum of 4 primary partitions. The
> extended partition (with logical partitions inside) was created to get
> around this. It's very common to have 3 primary, one extended and
> multiple logical partitions, but there is no requirement that there be 3
> primaries before you create an extended.
> You don't have to change anything you have, just continue to create
> logical partitions in your unallocated space in the extended partition
> and install more distro's there.

Thanks. That ws the answer I was hoping for.

Bob Holtzman
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