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    SubjectRe: re. multiple ext2fs partitions.
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    Followup to:  <m0wyRRx-0005FjC@lightning.swansea.linux.org.uk>
    By author: alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk (Alan Cox)
    In newsgroup: linux.dev.kernel
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    > If you enable BSD disklabel support in your compile you can use BSD
    > disklabels. Linux can't currently nest them however that would be easy
    > to add if someone had a really perverse need for it, as would be pinching
    > a new partition type for "recursive dos partitioning".
    >

    Well, Linux already treats partitions with type 0x85 the same as
    partitions with 0x05 (extended DOS), except of course that 0x85 is
    opaque to DOS and other lesser operating systems...

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