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SubjectRe: re. multiple ext2fs partitions.
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By author: (Alan Cox)
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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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