advice on partitioning

Shot - Piotr Szotkowski shot at
Thu Oct 13 19:57:52 UTC 2005


> Let the Ubuntu installer do what it wants to do. There's no reason
> anymore to have a lot of different partitions. One big partition is
> fine.

In the times of LVM, I'd say quite the opposite -
there's no reason not to use separate partitions.

> (P.S. I am an old skool kind of Unix guy who is used to separate
> partitions for all kinds of things. There just isn't any reason
> to do that any more.)

Like, say, /var/log or /var/mail growing very
quickly and eating up all of the free disk space?

-- Shot
   And the Prime Directive would be a valid excuse to do absolutely nothing
   all day. 'I can't fix $LUSER's problem, because to do so would interfere
   with their development/evolution. Sorry.'              -- James Turinsky
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