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Re: No Sectors left of 120GB Drive



On Wed, 4 Oct 2006, R. G. Newbury wrote:

> Having had to rebuild partition tables a few times from some
> over-enthusiastic misuse of Partition Magic, the answer is that:
>
> a) partition table space is limited to four primary partition
> entries (this is 'legacy specification');

yup, that's common knowledge.  so far, so good.

> b) any of those entries can be a primary partition of an extended
                                                     ^^ ?
> partition type, but you cannot have any primary partitions after
> that entry;

i'm asssuming that should be "or," not "of."  in any event, are you
saying that you can't have any primaries after the extended?  really?
why is that?

rday


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