9.0 install and journaling

Robison, Dave Dave.Robison at fisglobal.com
Sat Dec 10 22:21:25 UTC 2011

>True. But as a new user it was the separate partitions that attracted
>me, having been burned with linux's megaroot. And a new user would have
>trouble setting up the partitions. Not to mention the break with
>tradition (what is happening to this world)! :)

I prefer having separate partitions because it's more in line with traditional unix systems, and in particular, I don't like letting users have unlimited access to /tmp.

/tmp isn't a place for people to dump their downloads, large file copies, etc. They should do that in their home directories. Having one big partition only allows people to abuse /tmp, among other things.

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