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Re: disk partition



On Thu, Feb 06, 2003 at 09:21:22PM -0500, Shane C Branch wrote:
> Are there any 'rules of thumb' to follow when partitioning a disk for linux? In
> the past, I have always partitioned my disk by defining mount points for /,
> /boot, /opt, /var /usr, /usr/local, /tmp and /home separately. I would define
> swap space at 2x physical RAM. However, I always guessed at the sizes for each
> partition, except for /home, for which I would set the 'grow to fill disk'
> option.

The rules of thumb are (or used to be) in the installation manual...
Obviously if you take all the defaults for partitioning during install,
you'll get Red Hat's "rules of thumb".

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