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Old 06-04-2004, 11:45 AM   #1
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Partitioning: Best Practices


Hello all,
I have a question that many of you linux guru's may wish to answer. Recently I was approached by a collegue who wanted to setup a test server using RedHat 9.0 and she wanted to know the best practices for setting up a generic partition table. Now most of my work revolves around Log Servers, and webservers so I tend to work on specialized partitioning schema. So I'm posing this question to all of you for your thoughts.

What do you think are the best partitioning practices for setting up a pure Linux server? And why?

What partitions do you like to include and at what size ratios?

Please note these are for a server calls system.

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Old 06-05-2004, 04:06 AM   #2
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Well Every Partitionig scheme is specialized. Every one partitions the hard disk according to his or her needs and likings. :-) Could you be a bit more specific. Are you talking about which file systems to use?
Well i know only one partitioning scheme. Make one primary partition atleast and one logical one too. IN the logical partition make other local partitions. If you need to dual boot try making another partition , not necessary though . because many modern OS's can boot from the logical partition too.
 
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