Partition Sizes, AGAIN!
Mike.McCarty at sbcglobal.net
Thu Mar 4 12:13:08 PST 2010
Andrew Benton wrote:
> On 04/03/10 19:13, Mike McCarty wrote:
>> Here's my initial thoughts...
>> prtn size mount point
>> ---- ---- -----------
>> hda1 100M /boot
>> hda2 10G / (main)
>> hda3 10G / (build)
>> hda5 20G /home
> If you've only got 128M of RAM you'll need a swap partition.
I want to use a swap file of about 1G, not a partition. I'd put
it in /home.
> I use one partition for both /hom and /boot. IE, /boot is a symbolic link
> pointing at /home/boot
Why not just use an ordinary directory for /boot, then? Is
there something I don't know?
>> Does the build partition really need to be 10G? Would 5G be enough
>> to build a new BLFS with smallish desktop, like fluxbox, not a big
>> GNOME or KDE? If so, then /home could grow by another 10G, which
>> would be nice.
> On my netbook I use 4G for /, but I think I could get away with 3 at a pinch.
Ok, that's very useful information. Thanks!
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