Partitions size for 80GB HDD and 2GB RAM

James Harrison jamesh at
Thu Dec 20 11:40:54 PST 2007

On Thu, 2007-12-20 at 11:26 -0800, Alexander Rudyk (Akvelon) wrote:
> Nikola,
> Thank you for your extender answer. I have two more comments.
> Did you consider /var as your email db partition. I really don’t
> know how big will be my mail db on freebsd, but after half of year
> I have about 4GB outlook mail db. So 1GB for /var might be not enough
> in my case.
> Having /home as part of /usr is the good point. But in case of backup
> it make sense to have /home as separate partition. What you think about this?
> Thx
> Alex

/home is just a symlink to /usr/home, so that wouldn't help.

cd /
ls -l
lrwxr-xr-x   1 root  wheel        8 Nov  2 05:37 home -> usr/home

You might want to put /usr/home on a separate partition, but that's your


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