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Re: What is the consensus on the best partition scheme and size?/Keeping home separate



Tim:
>> They didn't "format" the drive, but they did remove the files before the
>> installation.  That gives you a "clean install".
 
Jeff Vian:
> That seems like it would be (almost) the same as a clean install.
> However, it is still much harder than having /home on a separate
> partition and then just letting the installer format the entire /
> filesystem (along with whatever other partitions you are using for the
> OS).  

I don't disagree.  I'd rather use partitions, myself.  But if one were
faced with updating/re-installing a system without partitions, and
without the ability to backup data (another bad position to be in),
that'd be a way to go about doing it.

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