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Re: [SLUG] Partitioning Question
- To: Adam W <woja@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] Partitioning Question
- From: Dave Airlie <airlied@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sun, 1 Jun 2003 01:52:03 +0100 (IST)
- Cc: slug@xxxxxxxxxxx
> For example, different partitions for /home and /var and /
this is so one partition filling up0 doesn't stop the machine from
running... ususally /var is used for log files, if some program goes mad
logging, you don't want all the available space on /home taken up...
> I have always just used the one partition for everything - at what stage
> does the partitioning of the drive start to matter??
> Adam W.
David Airlie, Software Engineer
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