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Re: [vox] September Installfest Date?

On Tue, Sep 02, 2008 at 05:30:37AM -0700, Tony Cratz wrote:
> Tony Cratz wrote:
> > Brian Lavender wrote:
> >>> I still have a hard time deciding how to go about the proper 
> >>> partitioning of a system.
> >> I have not found a clear method for partitioning.
> >>
> >> I have used lvm and ext2online to hot add space to a partition. The
> >> advantage I see to partitioning is that some service won't kill the rest
> >> of your system when it fills up /var or some user won't kill the mail
> >> server when he fills up /home . But then you could argue that two
> >> competing resources for /var could compete against each other. Or, you
> >> want to preserve /usr/local on reinstall. Or, why not just put it in one
> >> partition?
> > 
> > 
> > 	You are kind of jumping the gun on this and it is something
> > 	I'm sure we could spend hours on covering. But let me kind
> > 	of give a few guide lines.
> > 
> > 	1) Know what your system will be used for.
> 	Damn, I knew I forgot to mention a couple of things.


Great stuff. Are you volunteering for the talk?

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