Manage Flags - initial extended partition

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Manage Flags - initial extended partition

Post by AZgl1500 » Fri Aug 10, 2018 5:10 pm

I have always wondered about not being able to "label this first extension" which
contains sda5 for /home and sda6 for LMDE3-Cindy

so I did a right click to see what is available here to help me visualize just what this partition is for.
especially when viewing Gparted from a different OS on the same PC.

so, in this picture, it shows a lot of Flags that 'could be' assigned to the extended partition.

were I to choose one of these, what effect would that have, and why would I want to do so anyway?


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Re: Manage Flags - initial extended partition

Post by gm10 » Sat Aug 11, 2018 5:28 pm

If you removed that pointless 14 MB swap partition you could also just do away with the extended partition by converting the logical volumes inside into primary partitions. ;)

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