[lug] Partitioning hd

Peter Hutnick peter-lists at hutnick.com
Sun Aug 4 19:15:11 MDT 2002

> its my understanding that primary partions (ones not in a extended
> partion) will run faster.

Why would primaries be faster?  I don't think they are.

> and i think you can only have three partions
> be primary the  4th
> is the extended and everything there after is in the extended
> partion...kind  of
> a virtual partion i guess.

You can have up to 4 partitions and one of them may be an extended
partition, which can contain many (I have no idea how many) logical
drives.  It /is/ possible to have 4 primaries.


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