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

I use /usr/local as a separate partition which is where my user account is also
located. I like the idea of not losing my old local execurables when I install
OS's. Selinux is not very happy about it, though...


--- Dotan Cohen <dotancohen gmail com> wrote:

> On 30/10/06, Andy Green <andy warmcat com> wrote:
> > Not having a separate /home partition has the advantage that on a single
> > storage device, the allocation of storage is automatically optimal
> > between any directories that need it.  Need to store big video files in
> > /home all of a sudden?  All you have to worry about is if you have
> > enough global disc space.  Dealing with changing partition and
> > filesystem sizes because you guessed wrong what size you needed for what
> > directory is in no way "much easier" than just saving the file.  But as
> > you say, each to their own.
> >
> > -Andy
> Actually, inside /home/user I have /home/user/videos which is it's own
> partition, that I use to store large files such as videos. This does
> take some planning on the part of the user, however.
> Dotan Cohen
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