[clug] [Spam?]linux Digest, Vol 102, Issue 25

Michael Hirt linux at incanberra.com.au
Wed Jun 22 04:54:41 MDT 2011

On 22/06/2011, at 20:34, Keith Sayers wrote:

> Out of curiosity, why 
> sda5 and not sda3?  

Primary partitions are numbered 1 to 4. I.e sda1, sda2, sda3 & sda4. 

The extended partition is a container partition to hold logical partitions.

Logical partitions start at number 5. I.e sda5, sda6 etc

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