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Re: [vox-tech] Partitioning scheme

You'll find that most of the Red Hat install goes into /usr,
so I think you have too much allocated to /.  I would combine
/ and /usr anyway -- can't think of any reason to separate
them and it's all distribution stuff.

Also /home is probably too small.  People can be real pack
rats with their email.

Finally, leave space for an extra root filesystem.  It comes
in very handy for upgrading and rescue.


-- Rod

On Friday 02 August 2002 09:51 am, Ehrhart, Jay wrote:
> I have a new Dell 1500SC server with 512 MB memory and 4 SCSI drives, (2 -
> 18 GB drives and 2 - 36 GB drives), that I am building for a Red Hat Linux
> server.  I will be using Linux OS for the RAID 0 since I don't have a
> hardware RAID controller installed.
> It will run Q mail for about 300 users, Squid for web caching, DNS, Apache
> and have Gnome and KDS installed.
> Here is how I thought I would partition it:
> On the first hard drive I would install / and /boot;
> /	4.0 GB since I am loading KDE and GNOME (Why? Because I am a newbie
> and need all the help I can get)
> /boot	100 MB
> Striped across 3 hard drives in RAID 0;
> /home	3 GB
> /tmp	30 GB proxy web caching
> /usr	3 GB
> /var	3 GB
> swap	2 GB to allow for future memory installs
> Each of the 3 striped drives would have a total of 13.6 used disk space
> leaving about 4 GB for future expansion.
> Any comments or suggestions?
> Thanks,
> Jay
> Jay Ehrhart
> Yolo County Office of Education
> 530-668-3729
> Ehrhart@ycoe.org <mailto:Ehrhart@ycoe.org>

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