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Re: FC4 - Linux partition primary of logical?

Hoffmann wrote:

I am starting a partition on my new HD. It will be a
Windows-FC4 dual boot.
Should the swap and Fedora partitions be primary,
logical or a logical/primary combination?


Probably a primary partition for windows, a 100 MB primary for /boot, a primary for /home, then allow the rest of swap, system file systems to be contained within an LVM which is probably going to be replaced between newer version installations. I don't hink that having different partitions contained wirthin an extended partition would make much difference. My partition scheme is below on a 40 Gig drive. /var is pretty empty now but is filled up on occasion.

Filesystem           1K-blocks      Used Available Use% Mounted on
/dev/hda2             16425032   6195672   9381532  40% /
/dev/hda1               101086     12114     83753  13% /boot
/dev/shm                322380         0    322380   0% /dev/shm
/dev/hda3              9920624   4292788   5115768  46% /home
/dev/hda6             10605128    378108   9679608   4% /var


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