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How many partitions do you have on your main drive?

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User Info: KillerzOverHere

KillerzOverHere
3 years ago#1
How many partitions do you have on your main drive? - Results (93 votes)
1
68.82% (64 votes)
64
2
19.35% (18 votes)
18
3
5.38% (5 votes)
5
4
2.15% (2 votes)
2
5+
4.3% (4 votes)
4
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and what do use them for? and do you have a recovery partition?

User Info: kingoffps

kingoffps
3 years ago#2
I used to have like 5 partitions doing various things. But after incompetently corrupting them a couple of times trying to install various unix OSs, I insist on having a separate OS drive now. I only have Windows on it and prefer using virtual machines for Linux work. I don't see the point in partitioning non-OS drives unless you specifically need a FAT partition or something.

I have 1 SSD drive for OS.
2x internal HDD for various things.
2x external HDD for movies/videos.

Every drive has 1 partition.
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User Info: Orestes417

Orestes417
3 years ago#3
In order. EFI partition, Windows System Reserved Partition, Windows primary, BTRFS partition for Arch (with multiple subvolumes, and a swap partition
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User Info: Lonestar2000

Lonestar2000
3 years ago#4
One for XP, one for 7 and another for programs and games.
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User Info: claytonbuckley

claytonbuckley
3 years ago#5
none?
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User Info: DiviDude

DiviDude
3 years ago#6
claytonbuckley posted...
none?


So you're not using any of your hard drive? Incroyable!

User Info: wizardmon

wizardmon
3 years ago#7
I used to have three on every one of my drives back when 300GB hard drives where top of the line, but who cares these days.

SSD OS drive, two TB drives for games and media.
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User Info: claytonbuckley

claytonbuckley
3 years ago#8
DiviDude posted...
claytonbuckley posted...
none?


So you're not using any of your hard drive? Incroyable!


So a partition is a hard drive? and not a section of the hard drive partitioned off? Incroyable!
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User Info: reincarnator07

reincarnator07
3 years ago#9
claytonbuckley posted...
DiviDude posted...
claytonbuckley posted...
none?


So you're not using any of your hard drive? Incroyable!


So a partition is a hard drive? and not a section of the hard drive partitioned off? Incroyable!


Even if you partition the whole drive, it's still a section of the drive partitioned off.

On topic: 1. Windows and key applications on my SSD, games on a second hard drive, media on a third and emulators on a smaller 4th one. 1 partition per drive.
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User Info: UberLurker

UberLurker
3 years ago#10
1x Windows 7
1x Windows XP... starting to wonder why I'm keeping this around though
1x Slackware

So three total... well four actually if you include Slack's swapfile partition.

All my games go on their own drive in one monolithic partition.
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