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Partitioning a Flash Drive? OS and Data?

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Assume for a moment that you have a 16GB flash drive. There are two things you want on it: a full, imaged, OS, and a 'folder' for all of your drivers/documents. Let's say that it just so happens you need 8GB of space for both part (1) and part (2). Would it be possible to partition a flash drive so that you create (literally) two separate, unidentical drives that can be formatted seperately? In other words, I want to have complete access to format an entire OS on a single partion, and keep the second partition only open for documents.

Or will I have to reformat the entire drive any time I want an OS or files? If you know how to do this, feel free to share, send a link, etc.
Edited by greydor - 9/16/13 at 6:42am
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In Linux, yes. Windows, no. You'd probably find a bunch of tutorials on how to accomplish this on Android forums.
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