[lug] Partitioning hd

j davis davis_compz at hotmail.com
Sun Aug 4 21:25:49 MDT 2002

yes i know that if you have 4 partions or less they can all be primary
but that is not your case...anyway to get to the point....it really doesnt 
how you partion...i always force /boot /root /user to be primary, i dont
know if this is the best way.


>From: "Peter Hutnick" <peter-lists at hutnick.com>
>Reply-To: lug at lug.boulder.co.us
>To: <lug at lug.boulder.co.us>
>Subject: Re: [lug] Partitioning hd
>Date: Sun, 4 Aug 2002 19:15:11 -0600 (MDT)
> >
> > 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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