Re: extended partitions

David C. Niemi (
Tue, 3 Oct 1995 13:01:49 -0400 (EDT)

On Mon, 2 Oct 1995 wrote:
> I did some research for my new fdisk, and came up with the
> following list. (By the way, additions and corrections are
> welcome - many names are just meaningless labels for me
> 10 OPUS

I have an addition to make. ID 12 is used by Compaq for their EISA
configuration utility partition (typically about 6MB). It is a
FAT-compatible partition that boots into their utilities, and can be
added to a LILO menu as if it were MS-DOS.

> 40 Venix 80286


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