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Old 12-23-2003, 07:48 PM   #1
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got a friend that i'm trying to partition HD for SLACKWARE. 2HD one with windows, 2nd HD empty. During fdisk should i partition the 2nd HD as primary or logical considering that windows is partition as primary. this would be a dual boot system once i get an answer.
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you can have up to 4 primary partitions on a HDD.
it will be alright to partition the the second drive as primary.
Old 12-23-2003, 08:15 PM   #3
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Remember also if you create 4 primary partitions, and you don't use up the remaining space on the drive, it will be unusable. If you want to create more than 4 partitions, create the 4th one as a logical so you can created the extended partitions, etc.


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