[sclug] Moving root filesystem from one drive to another

Tom Chance tom at acrewoods.net
Thu Aug 3 19:39:05 UTC 2006


On Thursday 03 August 2006 20:15, Tom Dawes-Gamble wrote:
> Personally I prefer to separate out /tmp, /boot, /home, /var, /opt,
> and /usr.  However,  I found that during upgrades you would find one or
> more partitions was too small. So you end up reinstalling.  So these
> days I keep everything in one partition.

What's the advantage in having so many separate partitions? I can understand 
it for /boot and /home but the others baffle me :o)


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