Subject: Re: A new partition handling scheme: wedges
To: Manuel Bouyer <>
From: Charles M. Hannum <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 01/26/1998 10:08:35 (Manuel Bouyer) writes:

> On Jan 26, Charles M. Hannum wrote
> > You only need one partition in the MBR to boot (and you currently need
> > that anyway).  The others can be in `extended' partitions.
> One in the MBR for NetBSD, one for FreeBSD, one for Linux ...
> This leave only one extended partition. How much partition
> can we put in an extended partition ?
> If we make recursive partitions, I wonder if Linux could read them ...

Yes, Linux will deal with recursive extended partitions.