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Re: [tlug] Partition sizes

On Wed, Mar 06, 2002 at 04:49:05PM +1100, Jim Breen wrote:

> 	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?

Seems like plenty to me. Then again, it is RedBloat -- do you
plan on a full installation?

Here's the output of df for my two HDs -- /dev/hda is 30GB, and
/dev/hdc is 800MB. I also have 128 megs of ram, and (as you'll
see) I am very finicky about partitions. I'm running Debian
2.2, plus a lot of customized stuff.

Filesystem           1k-blocks      Used Available Use% Mounted on
/dev/hda3               124443     32877     85140  28% /
/dev/hdc1               984024    135292    798744  14% /var
/dev/hda7              1921156    684832   1138732  38% /usr
/dev/hda5              3075504   1725652   1193624  59% /home
/dev/hda6              3842376   1936880   1710308  53% /opt
/dev/hda8              3075504   2521652    397624  86% /.devel
/dev/hda1              2096160   1101760    994400  53% /c
/dev/hda2              1951616     58528   1893088   3% /d
/dev/hda12             9266240   5611124   3184416  64% /mnt/temp

/opt includes /opt/usr.local, which is symlinked to /usr/local.
/.devel includes /.devel/usr.src and /.devel/usr.local.src, which
  are symlinked to ... you should be able to guess
/c and /d are my seldom-used WinNT partitions
/mnt/temp is scratch, slop, overflow, just miscellaneous stuff
Not shown: 3 swap partitions of ~120 MB each - usually more than enuf

This is a combo of some old-school stuff, like having a separate /usr
and /var, and my own idiosyncratic approach, like putting /usr/local
under /opt -- they used to be separate, but it seemed like overkill.
This probably is too, but make of it what you will.

If there's one thing I'd change, I'd make /var bigger -- not long ago
I found my PostGres database getting too big, and had to move it under

Matt Gushee
Englewood, Colorado, USA

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