Can you partition an external drive and have it show as 2 drives?

Hi,

I don't need a lot of storage, and I think a single hard drive will do.
Saying that, I was wondering if it's possible to partition a single, external drive, so that it shows as 2 hard drives.
This way, perhaps I can back up 2 system's files.
Thoughts?
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  1. stan412 said:
    Hi,

    I don't need a lot of storage, and I think a single hard drive will do.
    Saying that, I was wondering if it's possible to partition a single, external drive, so that it shows as 2 hard drives.
    This way, perhaps I can back up 2 system's files.
    Thoughts?


    Certainly ,,,, you can fdisk an extended partition [the whole hdd] then create the logical partitions,simple really,,
    that is if your choice of OS will allow the operation,the other option is to,,get a HDD caddy and have a 2nd internal,but removeable HDD..Have phun...,,,,,,,,,,,Dokk2.
  2. I have a normal hard disk with a drive enclosure, and it has two partitions.
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