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Re: partitions - primary vs logical and bootability

On Sat, 10 Nov 2012 19:51:29 -0800, Rick Thomas wrote:

> You only get 4 primary partitions.  If you want any Logical partitions,
> you have to have to make one of the primary partitions an Extended
> partition, and put your Logical partitions inside that Extended
> partition.
> So, in effect, your three Primary NTFS partitions have used up all the
> primary partitions you can have if you want to use Logical partitions.
> As I see it, you have two options: . . . 

Another option is to put your linux partition in the Extended Logical 
partitions, then put LILO in MBR to chain boot Windows or your linux. 

I.e., LILO does not have the MS brain-dead limitation to only boot from 
primary partitions. 

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