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Partition type value during Arch installation

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https://bbs.archlinux.org – You will want type 0x83.  It is the partition type for ext2, ext3 and ext4.   Extended is used as a "wrapper" to allow more than four primary partitions.  You can put several non-primary partitions in an extended partition.Here is my partition scheme:Disk identifier: 0x87b33479 Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System /dev/sda1 * 2048 121778159 60888056 7 HPFS/NTFS/exFAT /dev/sda2 597366784 625135615 13884416 83 Linux /dev/sda3 121778160 597366783 237794312 5 Extended /dev/sda5 * 121778223 (HowTos)