[ILUG] dying hard disc - upgrade questions?
lbedford at lbedford.org
Wed May 26 17:15:22 IST 2004
On Wed, 2004-05-26 at 12:33 +0100, Timothy Murphy wrote:
> On Tuesday 25 May 2004 21:30, Paul Jakma wrote:
> > > + extended partitions should only be be the last in each table
> > > (and indeed, in the last (4th) slot of the MBRs table);
> > Hmm, really? I've often created extend partitions in between primary
> > partitions.
> The OP said you _should_ put logical partitions in hda4, and I agree.
> Disk Druid didn't used to allow you to add a further primary partition
> once you had added an extended partition -
> I don't know if that is still the case.
> I iaagine your method would cause chaos if you deleted a logical partition.
the linked list is only inside the extended partition. The other
partitions are defined by the master allocation table or partition table
or what have you.
Liam Bedford <lbedford at lbedford.org>
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