How do you use fdisk to create an extended partition?

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We will assume you are modifying the first drive on your system. (To get a listing of your current partition scheme use fdisk -l.

First create a new partition on your drive with the (n) command:

# fdisk /dev/hda

Command (m for help): n (create new partition)

Command action
  e   extended
  p   primary partition (1-4)

Next create your extende...

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