> I multiboot this system with PCDOS2k and Linux.  8gb is the limit I
> found for extended partitions.  Larger is not seen as a dos disk. 

You forgot to use the LBA-specific partition types. FreeDOS FDISK and
Linux FDISK support them.

> Logical partitions and the primary are limited to about 2g.

This only holds for FAT16 partitions. Use FAT32 to get rid of the limit,
but do not forget to use FAT32 partition types. Just FORMATTING to FAT32
is not enough, the FDISK information should agree on the partition type.


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