[sclug] Newbie, partitioning 120Gb HDD - recommendations?

Darren Davison darren at davisononline.org
Mon Jan 17 20:51:41 UTC 2005

On Monday 17 January 2005 19:54, Dickon Hood wrote:

> Personally, I tend to set aside a GB or two for swap simply because
> partitions smaller than that are a bit of a waste of time.  The rest I
> stick as /, possibly with a couple of hundred MB for a /boot on older
> machines.

I always have a small /boot partition so that I can leave it unmounted by 

darren at garbo darren $ grep boot /etc/fstab
/dev/hda1         /boot        ext2      noauto,noatime          1 1

.. makes me a little warmer and fuzzier inside :)

Darren Davison
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