Re: dell 4000
From: "Jacques L'helgoualc'h" <email@example.com>
> Derek Broughton a écrit, lundi 11 février 2002, à 09:14 :
> > From: "Klaas Gadeyne" <Klaas.Gadeyne@mech.kuleuven.ac.be>
> > > Is this so?? I thought you could have more logical ones...
> > >
> > in the first place it's four primaries - one or more of which are
> Only *one* `container' is allowed with usual tools as c?fdisk.
Oh - I had never seen such a restriction, but then I hadn't tried to do it
either. I'll bow to your expertise .
> > However, while there may be a limit to the number of logical partitions
> > allowed, my system has 3 primaries, (/hda1 is still Windows, /hda2 is
> > and /hda3 contains 6 logical partitions /hda5-/hda10 with the rest of my
> > linux system).
> If you don't need seeing a logical v?fat partition from the dark side
> system©, it is safer setting the container type to `Linux extended' (85)
> than to `Extended' (05), as especially hda5 can be messed up.
Well, thanks for that. I didn't know that either. And in checking I see
that I do, indeed, have a type 05 partition. Annoying to hear though, since
hda5 is the most important partition on my system after the /boot partition.