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Old 09-15-2011, 10:27 PM   #1
3lud13
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just wanting verification before i hit format


partition 1; extended 64gb
partition 2; linux swap 4gb
partition 3; ext4 / 50gb main install
partition 4; ext4 10gb if i wanna try a different distro later
partition 5; ntfs 30gb for windows when its required
partition 6; ext4 /home 1.27tb want all my files to go here
just wanting to check that correct

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Old 09-16-2011, 04:02 AM   #2
havard
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Usually, you'd want your boot partition (part 3, and maybe part 4, in your case) to be primary partition. From your list, it seems part. 2-6 will live inside part. 1 extended? (But maybe you've configured it differently?) Also, Windows cannot live inside a Linux extend partition, I think.

Typically, I see this kind of setup when I partition:

1: /
2: /extra-stuff
3: [windows]
4: [EXTENDED]
5: /home (inside extended)
6: [swap] (inside extended)
 
  


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