The case against LVM
tonynelson at georgeanelson.com
Thu Aug 9 21:48:45 UTC 2007
At 10:17 PM +0100 8/9/07, Timothy Murphy wrote:
>Rick Stevens wrote:
>>> Umm, AIUI the standard way of partitioning drives has no limit
>>> on the number of extended partitions one may create.
>> Uhm, not exactly. You get up to four primary partitions, one of which
>> can be an extended partition. Inside that extended partition you can
>> have as many "logical" partitions as you wish.
>I'm not sure if that is any longer true.
>Can one have as many partitions as you like in /dev/sda ?
>I had an idea one was constrained to SCSI's 16 partitions.
That's just a design flaw in the driver, that it can't mount all the
available partitions. Admittedly, the previous driver had its own larger
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