Q: Reason for partitioning scheme?

Mackenzie Morgan macoafi at gmail.com
Thu Dec 13 21:09:52 UTC 2007

/boot also is useful for those with very old systems and large hard drives.
When the motherboard can't detect past a certain cylinder, making sure /boot
is right up front can let a user have a 100GB hard drive on a 10 year old

On Dec 13, 2007 3:58 PM, Evan <eapache at gmail.com> wrote:

> I definitely agree that the single / partition isn't the best way to go.
> My preference is
> swap
> /boot
> /home
> /
> While other partitions can be useful, this covers the most important areas
> (user data, settings, and the ability to continue to boot Windows/OSX
> regardless of what happens to Ubuntu).
> Just my two cents.
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