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Old 29th November 2008
ivanatora ivanatora is offline
Real Name: Ivan
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Join Date: Jul 2008
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Why not keep everything at one place?
Is this a desktop machine or kind of a server?
IMHO, playing around with a hard drive with a multiple data partitions is not as easy as it sounds. Nor productive. There is always a time when you run out of space to some of your partitions (be it a /home, or /usr or /var...) and the situation is narrow - you can't borrow space from some other partition even if you have plenty. So you delete files or add another hard drive. Both of these is too stupid when you have free space at the other partitions.
Ofcourse someone could do the math before installing the system and split his harddrive into 10 slices with a megabyte precision. Then after X months he runs out of space. Always. Desktop machine == data grow.
Using a simple / partition is a solution to many problems.
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