Subject: Re: A new partition handling scheme: wedges
To: Ignatios Souvatzis <email@example.com>
From: Philip Blundell <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/26/1998 14:29:58
>> Extended partitions are just like the complete disk, i.e. they have a MBR
>> of their own and thus can have again 4 partitions. And yes, AFAIK that's
>> the way Linux _does_ their partitioning...
>No, they're even sicker.
>they create a type linux-root partition for 'a', and an extended partition
>for the rest of the disk.
>They create, inside that, a type linux-swap partition for 'b', and an extended
>partition for the rest of the disk.
I've never seen a Linux system set up that way. Are you sure?