Storage question

Paul Pathiakis pathiaki2 at
Tue Sep 8 21:33:01 UTC 2015

Just curious, why not ZFS?  It is extremely stable and then you don't 
have to worry about properly sizing but you can limit the size of a 
parition from growing out of control.  Due to the pooling, you have 
access to all your storage on the drive to all the partitions.


On 09/08/2015 17:06, RW via freebsd-questions wrote:
> On Tue, 8 Sep 2015 15:00:45 -0453.75
> William A. Mahaffey III wrote:
>> I am prepping to bring 2 new FreeBSD 9.3R boxen online. I am trying
>> to figure out how large to make root & usr partitions to make most
>> effective use of storage. To that end, I did the following:
>> find / -xdev -maxdepth 3 -type f -exec ls -lSrF {} +
> It's easier to see the usage if you use:
> du -xhd1 /
> and then work down.
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