Basic Partitioning Guide?
m.stanziano at gmail.com
Mon Sep 10 13:18:27 UTC 2007
Thanks again, I was going through the process with just /home separate from
/ but realized that I would probably want /var separate as well, so i think
i'm going to start over again.
On 9/10/07, SteVe Cook <yorvik.ubunto at googlemail.com> wrote:
> andy baxter wrote:
> > Michael Stanziano wrote:
> >> Greetings All,
> >> I'm about to do a full install of Ubuntu (Feisty) on a 100gig drive -
> >> the first time I've been able to devote a drive of this side to Ubuntu.
> >> So, I'm looking for some general advice for a partition scheme.
> >> Nothing to complicated, just want to be able to keep my user and
> >> application stuff safe if i want/need to do another reinstall of the
> >> OS later.
> >> Any advice will be appreciated -- thanks!
> A friend of mine is using the following set up, which works rather well.
> In a primary partition 10MB for /
> In an extended partition 2MB swap, 60MB /home and 10MB for a copy of /
> 20MB unallocated.
> The copy of his root partition is just in case he really buggers
> something up and will have Feisty left on it when gutsy arrives until
> he's sure every thing is working OK. The unallocated area he uses to try
> out other distros.
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