> I want to install Linux in an extended partition after my FreeBSD
> slice so that I won't loose unecessary primary partitions to Linux
> because I want to install other OS:es too.
> Are there any problens with this do you think?
> This, I think rather old article, recommends to install FreeBSD
> slice after Linux extended partition:
> http://tldp.org/HOWTO/Linux+FreeBSD-2.html

It may not be an issue for Linux itself, but IIRC some (most? all?)
of the Linux loaders need to have the Linux kernel located within
the first 1K cylinders or some such, because those loaders use BIOS
services to read in the kernel.
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