Should I use primary or logical partition? There is no better choice between logical and primary partition because you must create one primary partition on your disk. Otherwise, you will not be able to boot your computer. 1. There is no difference between the two kinds of partitions in the ability to store data.
What is the difference between primary partition and logical partition? Primary partition is a bootable partition and it contains the operating system/s of the computer, while logical partition is a partition that is not bootable. Multiple logical partitions allow storing data in an organized manner.
What is primary and logical partition in Linux? In layman’s words: when a partition is created simply on a drive (in a MBR partition-scheme), it is called “primary”, when it is created within an extended partition, it is called “logical”.
Should root partition be primary or logical? Windows Vista and later versions could be installed to a logical partition without problem, but a primary system partition may still be recommended. So in general creating the first three partitions as primary and the rest as logical is recommended.