Best partition size for Ubuntu Root

SYNass IT Ubuntu / Linux i-ubux at synass.net
Fri May 2 12:05:57 UTC 2008


On Fri, 2008-05-02 at 13:35 +0200, Leafman wrote:
> If you were to have 2GB RAM, you suggest 4GB swap?
> Isn't that a bit much?
> 
> 2008/5/2 Ioannis Vranos <ivranos at freemail.gr>:
> >
> > 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.

Hi Leafman, 
I second Ioannis statement with 2* RAM size !
I would recommend first 2* (system's max) RAM size !!

Well, one can adjust these setups later of course according to needs !?
If one, with todays HDD sizes, has enough space, don't go too
small !!! ;-)

Good luck and cheers
svobi





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