mblupton at gmail.com
Mon Feb 4 01:06:34 UTC 2008
On Mon, 2008-02-04 at 00:13 +0100, Nils Kassube wrote:
> Mike Lupton wrote:
> > On Sun, 2008-02-03 at 23:20 +0100, Gerald Dachs wrote:
> > > Am Wed, 30 Jan 2008 07:11:07 +0530
> > > schrieb "Ramkumar.G" <ramkumar at tenet.res.in>:
> > > > i have 40 gb hdd need install Ubuntu my requirement
> > > > is( / /home /boot /usr )how do i give the partition size.
> > >
> > > If you have to ask, then I recommend not to do it at all and
> > > let Ubuntu do it for you. It will put everything into one
> > > partition.
> > I think that asking is a way to learn. Sometimes googling for days on
> > end gets old and you would like some recommendations from those who
> > "know better".
> I suppose, Gerald meant, that it is a bit strange, if somebody wants to
> use so many different partitions but doesn't have an idea what size those
> partitions should have. The decision, that these many partitions are
> necessary, would suggest to me, the OP is an expert already.
My reply was based on things that I have read suggesting that making
separate partitions for different parts of the file system was good, but
without those same things ever suggesting how one would go about knowing
what size to use for those partitions. I can see the logic behind what
you are saying, and that makes sense, too.
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