Re: The case against LVM

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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.

Timothy Murphy  
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