root and /home partitions
radsky at ncia.net
Thu Jun 2 00:50:59 UTC 2005
On Wed, 2005-06-01 at 20:39 +0100, david wrote:
> On Wed, 2005-06-01 at 21:25 +0200, Emil Oppeln-Bronikowski wrote:
> > On Wednesday 01 of June 2005 21:21, alex wrote:
> > > Under what condition is
> > > it worth the bother of setting /home in its own partition instead of
> > > leaving it in the system root?
> If you mess up your root partition and your home partition is on a
> separate partition you can reinstall the root partition and home is
> waiting for you as it was before the problem arose. It means you don't
> lose your inbox, bookmarks downloads etc etc etc.
> Makes life much easier.
Thanks guys, ...makes sense.. I have two hard drives so I'll set the
system root partition in hda and /home in hdb. Is that OK?
alex, the OF
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