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Re: [tlug] how filesystem works?

Stuart Luppescu wrote:
> Curt Sampson wrote:
>>     root    64-128 MB
>>     tmp        128-1024 MB    mfs
>>     /usr    2-4 GB
>>     /var    0.5-2 GB    nosuid
>>     /home    2-8 GB        nosuid,nodev
>>     /u        remainder    nosuid,nodev
> This is something I never understood. Someone told me to put /var in
> its own partition because if it fills us (with log files, or whatever)
> it will crowd out other stuff and make the computer unusable. I did
> that, and then /var filled up, syslog  and cron complained about not
> being able to write files and the whole computer froze up. Now I put
> /var inside / and haven't had any problems.

Have you ran out of memory in your one and only root partition and not
had any problems?


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