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Old 05-12-2004, 03:34 PM   #1
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FDisk partition types

Can someone tell me the difference between primary and extended partition
Old 05-12-2004, 04:04 PM   #2
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I believe a primary partition is used if you plan to install an operating system on it, while a logical (extended) usually doens't have an operating system on it, although I believe it doesn't matter for Linux, here's some quick sites I found doing a search on google.

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