[Gllug] Virtual disk allocation advice requested

Jason Clifford jason at ukfsn.org
Mon Jun 30 09:43:01 UTC 2008

On Mon, 2008-06-30 at 10:39 +0100, Richard Jones wrote:
> Most filesystems reserve extra blocks for the root user anyway, so
> they will always be able to log in even if the filesystem is full
> (ie. "full" for normal users).

Which is nice until you realise that you may have processed writing to
the filesystem with root privileges and thus end up with real 100%

The advise to keep / separate is generally sound in my view (and my


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