Partitions size for 80GB HDD and 2GB RAM
jerrymc at msu.edu
Thu Dec 20 11:48:13 PST 2007
On Thu, Dec 20, 2007 at 12:40:46PM -0700, James Harrison wrote:
> 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.
Not unless you make it that way. If you do not create a /home partition
then it can become just a symlink to /usr/home. But, it is not if
you make a /home partition. Then it gets turned in to a real mount
> 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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