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Old 03-06-2010, 01:55 AM   #1
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Cool queries regarding partition size in linux


hi ...as a new user i want to know about the partition size of linux in my system..i have pentium 4 with 512 mb ram and 15 gb hard disk for opensuse 11.1..i want to know how much space should be allocated for /,/home ,swap etc and under what kind of partition they should be formatted (like primary,logical,extended etc)...kindly help me in this regards...I have windows xp and want to install opensuse with it...kindly help me in this regards
 
Old 03-06-2010, 02:13 AM   #2
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You can manage with just / and swap (make that 1 GB). And if there's only one partition for XP, both / and swap can be primary partitions.
 
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You can read more about partitioning here: http://tldp.org/HOWTO/Partition/
 
  


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