How to access filesystem on 2nd disk ...
nb_root at videotron.ca
Tue Nov 22 14:51:09 GMT 2005
On November 22, 2005 09:41 am, Kiffin Gish wrote:
> I installed freeBSD 5.4 on a system with two hard disks, which I plan to
> use as a dedicated fileserver, and following the default sysinstall
> setup I have this:
> root at fileserver# df -h
> Filesystem Size Used Avail Capacity Mounted on
> /dev/ad0s1a 248M 35M 193M 15% /
> devfs 1.0K 1.0K 0B 100% /dev
> /dev/ad0s1e 248M 12K 228M 0% /tmp
> /dev/ad0s1f 35G 573M 31G 2% /usr
> /dev/ad0s1d 248M 1.4M 226M 1% /var
> I have three questions:
> 1/ What's the best way to partition my second 20MB hard disk?
I'll assume you meant 20gb. The best partition is the one that is the most
useful for you. I don't like having partitions above 100gb, and that's a
personal preference. I'd use the whole 20gb.
> 2/ Should I dedicate the whole thing to one mount point, say
> called /extra?
If you do decide to use it all, you won't have a choice but to have one hard
mount point. Based on what my drives are used for, I will put it in
Ex: my backup drive resides in /mnt/backup. My public share drive resides
Again, theses are not standards but what I'm most comfortable with.
> 3/ Do I also need swap space on the 2nd drive?
Not if you don't need it.
> Thanks alot in advance as usual.
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