HDD partitioning - how and why

Posted on Sunday, Jan 29 2006 @ 21:52 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
All about Linux wrote an article about partitioning hard drives:
A few days back, when my non-techie friend came to visit me at home, he was amazed to see me booting into multiple OSes (4 to be exact) on my machine. He then wanted to know how I accomplished this feat. I told him about creating partitions and how these partitions play a vital role in installing multiple operating systems on ones machine. But this conversation with my friend set me thinking; why is there so much fuss on creating partitions? I think the primary reason that people face this issue of re-partitioning is because they do not think ahead about their future needs..
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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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