Re: Two Lenny problems
Cecil Knutson writes:
> I have run fdisk for years on innumerable computers and never saw
> provision for the creation of more than one primary partition. So I
> am speaking of experience with probably the only partitioner in common
> usage. I have used and am familiar with Partition Magic, so I know
> there are other schemes available, but we were addressing the
> capabilities of the partitioners used in the Windows installation
> CD/DVD and the Lenny CD/DVDs.
I have been installing Debian with multiple primary partitions since
> Besides that, how would the partitions beyond 23 be addressed by any
> ... Linux machine,
Partitions are numbered.
> ...especially if you have several USB drive ports and one or more
> CD/DVD drives? And what system would anyone have that could handle
> more than 26 drives? Wow! just think of having 63 1.5TB drives!
You confound partitions and drives. A partition is a subdivision of a