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Re: [tlug] Partition sizes



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/ should be as small as possible since it doesnt/shouldnt change much. I
usually make it about 180MB on a RH system. It should use up about 100MB
at most.

With 15GB here is what the total would look like:

/boot	32MB
swap	256MB (128MB RAM x 2)
/	180MB
/var	1GB
/tmp	256MB (should be the same as RAM, but 128 is pretty small)
/usr	1.5GB
/usr/local	2GB
/home	the rest (about 9GB)

60MB for /boot looks excessive. Even with about 10 kernels, my 32MB
partition is about half full, but whats 60MB at todays prices?

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A. Sajjad Zaidi
System Administrator
Technology & Operations Div.
Digital Garage Inc.


On Wed, Mar 06, 2002 at 04:49:05PM +1100, Jim Breen wrote:
> 
> G'day all.
> 
> Getting ready to attempt a RH7.2 installation on my Toshiba 2800 notebook
> (post hacking)
> 
> I'll be redoing the linux partitions; the basic split is 5Gb to
> Windblows (98ME) and 15Gb to Linux. AFAIK RH7 is not too bad at picking
> partition sizes, but I was thinking of something like:
> 
> 	swap	512Mb  (I have 128Mb of RAM)
> 	/	5Gb
> 	/boot	60Mb or whatever it ask for
> 	/home	whatever is left - probably a bit over 9Gb
> 
> How does that seem?
> 
> At present on my office RH7.1, of which I did the default workstation
> install, I have:
> 
> 	swap	1Gb  (never more than partly used, as there is 512Mb of RAM)
> 	/	10Gb (2.9Gb used)
> 	/boot	54.4Mb
> 	/home	The rest 
> 
> Jim
> 
> -- 
> Jim Breen  [j.breen@example.com  http://www.csse.monash.edu.au/~jwb/]
> Computer Science & Software Engineering,                Tel: +61 3 9905 3298
> P.O Box 26, Monash University,                          Fax: +61 3 9905 5146
> Clayton VIC 3800, Australia      ジム・ブリーン@example.comナシュ大学
> 

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