[linux-audio-user] Appropriate Directory Structure

Allan Wind allan_wind at lifeintegrity.com
Thu Feb 3 01:06:32 EST 2005

On 2005-02-02T14:27:06-0600, Jan Depner wrote:
> I tend to dislike partitioning into a bunch of small pieces like Red Hat
> defaults to.  The reason being that you will eventually run out of space
> in /tmp or /home or /usr or wherever you don't think you're going to run
> out of space (see Murphy's law).

Check out LVM or EVM.

> For our systems at work (and my home
> systems) I usually partition the main drive as follows:
> /boot 100MB
> /     10000MB (I load everything on the distribution which leaves me
> about 4 GB of slop space for /tmp and a growing /usr)
> swap  2-4 GB depending on system memory

is very well written.  Get rid of /boot, separate / and /var,
/tmp goes on tmpfs in linux 2.6.  swap is max memory you will
use.  Is 2 * physical memory still sound advice?

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