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Hello guys! long time no come here, but im still a newb!
Anyhow, i remember seeing here a how-to setup a linux
system to be used as webserver, but i cant find it no more! what im looking for specificaly is how to partition correctly a hdd most than anything, i think i can pretty much figure out the rest y myself (hopefully!)
let me know if you have a link to that how to, or if anyone can help me with the partition, i remember on my old system i was using something like 4 partitions but i do not remember exactly what they were, i think they were; /var, /home, /usr, /etc but im not sure what it was exactly, only thing i remember is the /home beeing the biggest of the partition!
Distribution: Distribution: RHEL 5 with Pieces of this and that.
Kernel 220.127.116.11, KDE 3.5.8 and KDE 4.0 beta, Plu
/var is where things like log files, web pages can be stored for a web server. Same for email under /var/spool/mail. Some create a partition just for /var/spool/mail and then use quotas to control a users mailbox size. Of course this can be done virtually as well.