One or Four?

Damien Fleuriot ml at
Sat Feb 18 11:07:34 UTC 2012

On 2/17/12 11:05 PM, Robison, Dave wrote:
> Hiya,
> We realize that one can use bsdinstall to create as many partitions as
> one wants. However, the new default is for one partition and swap. We
> want to know if people would prefer the older style default with four
> partitions and swap when selecting "Guided Partitioning" and "Use Entire
> Disk".
> Let the majority decide which layout is preferred for the default.
> Thanks,
> Dave

Seeing as people using the default are likely to be novices, I vote in
favor of ONE.

The reasoning being that novices are less likely to be able to correctly
size their /usr and /var than a seasoned sysadmin.

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