Help with Allocating Disk Space
jerrymc at clunix.cl.msu.edu
Tue Jan 25 13:59:48 PST 2005
> 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.
> 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.
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