how not to initialize HD
mike.wright at mailinator.com
Sat Jul 31 23:16:42 UTC 2010
> I agree that 3 primaries don't need to be used before an extended partition
> is created for logical volumes (I've done 1 primary and 1 extended before,
> too), but why is there no /sda4 ?
> i.e. If the extended partition was /sda2 would the first logical volume
> *still* be /sda5?
Yes. 1 thru 4 are reserved as primary. The first partition within the
extended will always be #5.
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