install help

Tom tmccaffery at
Tue Aug 31 12:12:56 PDT 2010

Okay, so your saying to make /root 3GB?

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[mailto:alfs-discuss-bounces at] On Behalf Of Bruce Dubbs
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Subject: Re: install help

Tom wrote:
> I want to do the following partitions:
> /boot 102MB
> /swap 1GB
> /root 1GB

I assume you mean /

> /tmp 100MB
> /usr 12GB
> /var 5GB is this where www goes?  

I recommend /srv for www and other services.

> /home rest of disk
> Now I want to put Tools and sources under home is this a problem?

I'm not sure, but if you are building LFS, you can certainly put them in
/tools and /sources under / and move them later.  If you do that, / should
probably be about 3G.

   -- Bruce

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