[PLUG] Drive partitioning

Robert Kopp iconoklastic at yahoo.com
Thu Jan 12 16:41:37 PST 2006


 
-- Original Message ----
From: Eric Wilhelm <scratchcomputing at gmail.com>
To: Robert Kopp <iconoklastic at yahoo.com>; "General Linux/UNIX discussion and help; civil and on-topic" <plug at lists.pdxlinux.org>
Sent: Thursday, January 12, 2006 14:00:48
Subject: Re: [PLUG] Drive partitioning

# from Robert Kopp
# on Thursday 12 January 2006 01:45 pm:

>How many logical partitions can it contain?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Partition_(computing)#Logical_partitions

Heh.  I've always just considered that number to be "more than I need."  
I guess "more than I need" == 24.
 
 
 
 
 According to another source, SCSI has at most 15; IDE, 63
 
 http://lists.debian.org/debian-user/2004/07/msg03408.html
 
 I wonder what the reason for this discrepancy is?
 





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