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Old 03-26-2008, 09:03 PM   #1
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Wise Partitioning Scheme?


Just playing around with a new setup and I came up with something, wondering if it a good idea. I've got 200G to work with and I want to triple boot XP and two Linux distros.

Primary partition: 30G FAT32 for windows
Extended partition: 20G for / and /home
Logical Part 1: 8G for first Linux /
Logical Part 2: 2G for /home (only going to be saving config files)
Logical Part 3: 8G for second Linux /
Logical Part 4: 2G for /home
Primary partition: 2G for linux swap
Primary partition: 135G to store data that can be shared between both linux distros.

Do you think this will work?
 
Old 03-26-2008, 10:14 PM   #2
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That should work just fine, though it may be more swap than you really need. It depends on how much RAM you have, and what you do a lot of on the computer.

If RAM is 1 gig or more, you can probably get by just fine with 512 meg of swap.
 
  


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