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Re: [vox-tech] Primary vs. Extended Partitions



On Wednesday 03 October 2001 06:47 am, you wrote:
> If you need to create a new partition on a Windows 2000 machine to add
> Linux in order to dual boot, does it make any difference whether you
> make a new primary partition or a new extended partition?  What are the
> relative advantages and disadvantages between using an extended vs. a
> primary partition for Linux?
>
> Thank you.
>
> Bob

Windows 9x/ME gets a bit pissed off if you use more then one primary 
partition on a hard drive, but can live with it if you use BootMagic, but 
won't boot with LILO.

I donno about win2k, it won't install on my box.



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