/boot at beginning of drive

RW list-freebsd-2004 at morbius.sent.com
Sun Apr 16 20:54:30 UTC 2006

On Sunday 16 April 2006 21:38, Brendan Grossman wrote:

> I agree that it's not a great idea, but considering the software I'm using,
> user files are stored in /var and /home. I don't know what percentage of
> quotas users will use for emails, databases, or home dirs, and I don't want
> to take a guess. If say they were to use a lot of their quota for
> databases, then down the track I don't want to have the problem with /var
> full but users still under their quota.
> By the way just did an install, and it boots fine with the swap, /tmp, /
> structure.

The default is to put most of the space under /usr and symlink /home 
to /usr/home. There's no reason why you can't extend this, and if you really 
must, put and /var and /tmp  under /usr too. 

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