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RE: [linux-lvm] Mandrake 8.1 and LVM

Sure ... but doesn't /var typically live on a partition of it's own,
anyway?  Say, is there a HOWTO or other document which describes
partitioning considerations and/or the standard directory structure?
Sorry for all the questions, but I've been brain numbed by a WinTel

-- Mitch

On Thu, 29 Nov 2001, Sarwer Zafiruddin wrote:

> Expanding / is useful when you need to upgrade the system and the newer OS
> needs more space to upgrade.  My primary concern is things under the /var
> filesystem, where things grow constantly like logs (which I like to keep
> atleast 6months of rotated logs), possibly more space for
> /var/spool/mqueue (for mail server that have increase of mail traffic),
> and /var/spool/mail (for those hog user who refuse to clean up their INBOX
> ;-) ).
> Sarwer
> > > (b) dynamically expand the amount of space available to the root
> partition.
> >
> > Pardon me for being a neophyte here, but what else goes on the root
> > partition which takes any significant or dynamic amount of space?  Isn't
> > the root just a place to put all the top level directories, the contents
> > of which are typically all on another partition anyway?
> >
> > -- Mitch

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