/home partition location

elmo elmo at ne.rr.com
Tue Apr 1 14:16:28 UTC 2008


elmo wrote:
> If you had two hard drives installed,  would you place a /home partition 
> on a separate hard drive instead of the same hard drive as the ubuntu 
> installation?  Reason?    
>
> How about a /swap partition?
>
> Would it make any difference if it was a logical or extended partition?
>
>
>   
elmo wrote:
> If you had two hard drives installed,  would you place a /home partition 
> on a separate hard drive instead of the same hard drive as the ubuntu 
> installation?  Reason?    
>
> How about a /swap partition?
>
> Would it make any difference if it was a logical or extended partition?
>
>
>   
This should have been included in the original posting
       http://www.storagereview.com/map/lm.cgi/seek

It would seem that having /home on a separate hard drive would provide a bit
more speed if that drive doesn't need to seek anything but /home.







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