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Old 12-20-2006, 05:39 PM   #1
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Question on creating more partitions than default ones, i.e. /home,/root partitions


this message has been posted. sorry for the duplication.

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Old 12-20-2006, 06:02 PM   #2
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You already have a good idea. However depending on how old the machine is you might need to put the /boot partition at the beginning of the drive. Which will only need to be about 20Mb, depending how many kernels you want to try. I have mine set at 128Mb, just so I have space for test kernels.

I would not bother with LVMs. These are useful if you have two or more drives and want to make it look like one big drive.

 
  


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