Primary vs logical partitions

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wpshooter
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Primary vs logical partitions

Post by wpshooter » Sat Sep 15, 2018 8:09 pm

Is there any performance or reliability benefits to designating the /home and swap partitions
of a hard drive as either primary or logical partitions other than the fact that making them primary partitions
loses the ability to use that space as primary partitions for say other OSs ?

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Re: Primary vs logical partitions

Post by gm10 » Sat Sep 15, 2018 8:13 pm

none whatsoever

wpshooter
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Re: Primary vs logical partitions

Post by wpshooter » Sat Sep 15, 2018 8:27 pm

gm10 wrote:
Sat Sep 15, 2018 8:13 pm
none whatsoever
Sort of thought so, but never know unless you ask.

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Re: Primary vs logical partitions

Post by MintBean » Sat Sep 15, 2018 10:15 pm

GPT is better if your system supports it. 'Unlimited' partitions without faffing about with logical ones.

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