(very OT) Ideal partition schemes (history of partitioning)

Ralf Mardorf ralf-mardorf at riseup.net
Sun Aug 30 06:58:52 UTC 2020

On Sun, 30 Aug 2020 05:33:21 +0000, Thomas Mueller wrote:
>Some or many OSes can not run on a logical partition, only a primary
>partition, using MBR scheme.

4 primary or 3 primary + 1 extended partition per device aren't enough?

>And what if hard disk > 2 TB

2 TB aren't enough for several operating systems, at least when storing
data on different devices?

At the moment I plan to migrate from analog to digital photography.
I'm surprised about nowadays common immoderateness.
There's no need to take 10 shots/second of a still life and to repeat
it 20 times, to end up with 200 photos. IMO one shot should be enough.
There's no need at all, to log the meal served in a restaurant by

I guess not many people really need a multi-boot with more than 3 or 4
operating systems, that require a primary partition and not many private
persons really need to store more than 2 TB/disk.

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