[CentOS] External USB Drive partitioning, formatting and configuring Bacula server

JohnS jses27 at gmail.com
Mon Jun 29 05:36:08 UTC 2009

On Mon, 2009-06-29 at 14:36 +1000, Sagar Koirala wrote:
> Thanks for your help Sean, did all the steps you mentioned. One thing
> I don't understand, when partitions are created, why does Linux number
> it awkwardly? For example, I created 1 Primary partition of 10% disk,
> then created 1 Extended partition of 90% disk. Inside that extended
> partition, I created 3 logical partitions 33% each. It went numbering
> sdb1, sdb5, sdb6 and sdb7. Where's the hell 2,3 and 4? Anyways, I've
> got my partitions now and formatted them so, it's all good.
It is because you created an "Extended Partition".


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