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Re: Wise disk parting.



Lamar Owen wrote:
> On Wednesday 07 November 2007, Strong wrote:
>> I want to get the list's advice on disk partitioning.
> 
> I have typically partitioned with four partitions:
> 200MB or so /boot
> swap equal to RAM size on late 2.6 kernels
> 8-10GB /
> remainder /home
> 
> I've kept essentially the same /home since RHL 6.2 days.


FWIW, my swap file is only half the size of the RAM I have.  Even with
compiling things like KDE I've never come close to hit the swap limit.
Is the 'same size as RAM' option still really valid for desktop/laptop
users if they aren't just pushing the devil out of the system?


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