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Discussion :: Linux - Section 1 (Q.No.13)


How many primary partitions can exist on one drive?

[A]. 16
[B]. 4
[C]. 2
[D]. 1
[E]. None of the above

Answer: Option B


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Shridhar said: (Feb 6, 2012)  
Which primary partitions exist ?

Prasanna said: (Aug 15, 2013)  
1 MBR.

3 primary.

Next remaining extending partition. It can be divided into logical partitions. We can divide any number of logical partitions.

Ravi Jangir said: (Feb 21, 2014)  
Windows Xp supports only 4 partitions in a disk but windows 7 and latter supports 128 primary and unlimited secondary partitions.

Abhinay said: (Jul 3, 2014)  
What MBR ?

Shweta said: (Sep 16, 2014)  
What is meant by primary partition?

Vitthal Sarode said: (Nov 15, 2015)  
How many extended partition we can create?

Reenadevi said: (Dec 25, 2015)  
The master boot record (MBR) is a small program that is executed when a computer is booting (i.e. starting up) in order to find the operating system and load it into memory.

Akshayj said: (Jul 7, 2017)  
Question is incomplete with MSDOS filesystem its 4.

While using GPT, one can create upto 128 primary partions.

D Venkataramana said: (Jan 15, 2020)  

----> MBR is second step of booting.
----> The MBR is present in the starting sector of the bootable Hard disk, pen drive etc...
----> The size of MBR is 512 Bytes.
---->It contains bootable related information.

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