Best partition size for Ubuntu Root

Ioannis Vranos ivranos at
Fri May 2 11:30:42 UTC 2008

Arthur wrote:
> i believe some of the must haves :
> /boot      500Mb  (You might need to recompile a few kernels later)
> /         15000Mb  (sufficient for even a desktop install)
> swap     1000Mb
> /home  whats_left_Mb
> /var     if this is a server of applications you ought to give it a
> separate partition with enough space.

If /swap is less than RAM the system can't hibernate. My suggestion for
swap: 2* RAM size, at least.

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