[K12OSN] Upgrading to K12LTSP 4.1.0 - User accounts and settings

Jay Pfaffman pfaffman at gmail.com
Thu Sep 9 02:55:03 UTC 2004

On Mon, 30 Aug 2004 06:33:29 -0700, Krsnendu <krsnendu at orcon.net.nz> wrote:
> Yes, you'll need to save /home & when you do the re-install, create a
> separate partiion for /home.  That way you can just leave it in place
> for the next upgrade.  I'm not sure why the default isn't to create a
> separate /home.
> __________________________________________________________
>         Krsnendu replies:
> How do I setup the separate partition when installing K12LTSP 4.1?
> I know there is a section of the install for partitions, but I am not
> sure how much space to leave for each partition and how to link /home to
> its own partition.

There's an option early in the install to partiion with disk druid. 
Exactly how big to make each partition is something of an art, but
20-50MB for /boot 5-20GB for /root and the rest for /home is one way
to go.  If / is too small, you can move /var to /home (and make a
symlink pointing to it).
Jay Pfaffman                           <pfaffman at utk.edu>
Asst Professor of Instructional Technology, U. TN, Knoxville
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