[Gllug] What are the best practices for Linux partitioning &

John Hearns hearnsj at googlemail.com
Wed Mar 7 18:06:36 UTC 2012

On 07/03/2012, Nix <nix at esperi.org.uk> wrote:
>>> Personally I have always worked on the basis of several smaller discs
>> being
>> better than one big one, thus minimising seek times.
> I do the same, but so's I can RAID them and get more reliability as well
> as more speed from parallel access :)

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