/boot at beginning of drive
brendan at grossman.id.au
Sun Apr 16 20:51:51 UTC 2006
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Beech Rintoul [mailto:beech at mangohealth.org]
> Sent: Monday, 17 April 2006 6:19 AM
> To: freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
> Cc: Brendan Grossman
> Subject: Re: /boot at beginning of drive
> On Sunday 16 April 2006 12:38, Brendan Grossman wrote:
> > > It's not a good idea to put everything on the / filesystem.
> > > At a minimum I would have:
> > > /
> > > swap
> > > /var
> > > /usr
> > >
> > > Your users will not fill up /var unless you allow them unlimited
> > > mail, databases or access to root.
> > They will have unlimited access up until their quota has
> been reached.
> > Where they use that quota is anyone's guess.
> > > User's tempfiles will go to /usr/tmp.
> > How does that work? I just checked /tmp, and it's not a symlink.
> Copy the contents of /tmp to /usr/tmp then remove /tmp and
> symlink /usr/tmp to /tmp.
Yes, may I ask what the point is though?
Here is my reason for separating /tmp and mounting it noexec,nosuid:
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