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Old 11-28-2004, 09:42 AM   #1
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Partitions - are these ok?


Building a general purpose server - web, MySQL and a few other services.
I was going to partition like this -

HDA1 - /Boot - 100mb
HDA2 - /SWAP - 512mb
HDA3 - / - 3900mb

Ext
HDA5 - /DATA1 - 4000mb -- will be mostly www
HDA6 - /DATA2 - 900mb -- Databases
HDA7 - /TMP - 100mb

That fills the disk roughly - is this a sensible layout?

Any recommendations?
 
Old 11-28-2004, 10:10 AM   #2
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Since the size of /boot seldom changes (unless you plan to add a few versions of the kernel), you shouldn't need 100MB for /boot. You could trim that down and give the free space to another partition.
 
Old 11-28-2004, 10:16 AM   #3
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Since the size of /boot seldom changes (unless you plan to add a few versions of the kernel), you shouldn't need 100MB for /boot. You could trim that down and give the free space to another partition.
ok thanks - should I have /var and /usr on seperate partitions?
 
Old 11-28-2004, 11:11 AM   #4
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For a server it might be a good idea to put /var on a seperate partition. I would also put /tmp on a seperate partion for security reasons.

I'm not sure about for a server, but on desktops I always put /home on its own partition.
 
  


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