[CentOS] installing centOS on extended partition

m.roth at 5-cent.us m.roth at 5-cent.us
Thu Oct 14 12:56:28 EDT 2010


John R Pierce wrote:
>   On 10/14/10 6:53 AM, m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:
>> Ritika Garg wrote:
>>> Can CentOS be installed on an extended partition? System has the
>>> following
>>> partitions:
>>> OEM(reserved)-78MB(primary)
>>> System-100MB(primary)
>>> C-55GB(primary)
>>> D-100GB(extended)
>>> Can I divide D into 2 parts:70GB and 30GB and install CentOS in the
>>> 70GB
>>> logical partition?
>> Of course. Extended or primary is an old, old DOS separation, but once
>> they exist, everything just treats it as another partition.
>>
>
> /boot still has to be on a primary, doesn't it?

I *think* so.

          mark



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