[linux-lvm] Mandrake 8.1 and LVM

Mark van Walraven markv at wave.co.nz
Mon Dec 3 20:12:02 UTC 2001

On Thu, Nov 29, 2001 at 03:50:54PM -0600, mitch at mdmiller.com wrote:
> Pardon me for being a neophyte here, but what else goes on the root
> partition which takes any significant or dynamic amount of space?  Isn't
> the root just a place to put all the top level directories, the contents
> of which are typically all on another partition anyway?

/bin, /sbin and /lib can get quite large; /etc can also get a little fat.
I like to keep them (and /boot) on the root partition, I guess because
they are all critical for booting and seldom altered.



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