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well after realizing i didn't like vista, i decided to try slackware on my laptop. i go through the setup/install and i think everythings fine but when i reboot it says "No operating system found" or something like that. so i try again and same thing. i created two partitions on my 40gb drive, one was 1.5gb for swap and the rest for everythng else. when partitioning it asked for logical and physical partition (something like that). which is which, i thought logical would be swap, or did i get them backwards?
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A logical partition is a partition inside of an extanded partition. Extended partitions allow you to get more than 4 partitions on a drive.
Max allowed primary partitions on SATA= 4
Max allowed overall partitions on SATA = 14 (because of making use of extended partitions)

Is there more than two hard drives in this computer? If so, go into the BIOS and change which hard drive is booted first. I've had an issue like that before, and that was the fix for me.
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no it is a laptop, it only has one hdd. and i'm don't even think it is sata. i will try again when i get home tonight.
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