Help with Allocating Disk Space
jerrymc at clunix.cl.msu.edu
Fri Jan 28 21:30:25 PST 2005
> I tried to put everything exept for the swap. Under
> the root partition, but the system said "unable to
> create partition. Too big?" I am using FreeBSD 5.3. Do
> I need to use FreeBSD 4.11 or older?
No. You calculated the sizes wrong, probably. Your root plus
swap added up to more disk than was available in the slice you
were creating them.
> --- Jerry McAllister <jerrymc at clunix.cl.msu.edu>
> > >
> > > I was wondering if anyone could help me allocating
> > a
> > > 1.5 gig hard drive. I worked on it a little bite,
> > and
> > > came up with 150MB for /, 134MB for swap, 150MB
> > for
> > > /var, 175MB for /tmp, and the rest goes to /usr.
> > Well, if it works it is good.
> > Nowdays, 1.5 GB is pretty tight for anything but a
> > slimmed down system.
> > > I
> > > would like to optamize this a little more. I want
> > to
> > > run KDE on the hard drive. Any help with this
> > would
> > > greatly be appreceated, because I am installing it
> > on
> > > an old Thinkpad (380D (( PI 175 Mghz)).
> > This might be a situation where putting everything
> > but swap in
> > the root partition would be a reasonable idea. It
> > would be
> > difficult to know in advance where stuff will fit.
> > KDE is kind
> > of big and you will need X for it too.
> > ////jerry
> > >
> > > =====
> > > http://www.FreeMiniMacs.com/?r=14408439
> > >
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