/boot at beginning of drive

David J Brooks daeg at houston.rr.com
Mon Apr 17 21:55:08 UTC 2006

On Monday 17 April 2006 16:29, Brendan Grossman wrote:
> > Databases are stored in /var/db for security reasons
> Just curious... What are the security reasons? After some thought, here's
> what I'm planning on doing...
> Disk is 73gb scsi...
> /	500mb
> swap	4gb
> /var	4gb
> /usr	4gb
> /home	remainder (about 60gb)
> then /var/db/mysql -> /home/mysql
> and /tmp on swap
> Any possible issues with this?

I think it unlikely that mounting /tmp on the swap partition will work, 
because swap isn't a filesystem in the usual sense of the word.

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