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Old 05-27-2005, 06:39 PM   #1
managerdan
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Partitions; how many and what size?


I'm getting closer to installing Linux Suse 9.3 as a stand alone system. I was wanting to install the program so I can boot from the hard drive and also, I was liking the KDE system. So, I have to ask HOW many partitions should I let YaST create for a good running OS?? Also, what partition sizes are best, even though YaST recommends size?? Thanks.

 
Old 05-27-2005, 06:55 PM   #2
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You can create a partition like that % of your HD memory
/ the rest
/home 6 GB more or less( if you download lots of music/movies,..., many users accounts)
swap partition twice your ram or at least your ram size
/boot 10 MB
 
Old 05-27-2005, 07:07 PM   #3
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hi managerdan -

this may help:

http://www.ibiblio.org/pub/Linux/doc...Partition.html
 
  


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