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Old 09-01-2006, 02:27 PM   #1
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filesystem sizes urgent

Hi I have two problem
have a application developed on windows .Now I need it to install on Red Hat 4 upgrade 2.

1)The support team is asking that "We need the filesystem sizes to build this system" so what is this filesystem sizes and what would be answer of this quote.

2)I have two directory path on windows
a)H:\Data b)\\\john\Home\My Documents\IBM\ wsappdev51 (for websphere instaaltion)

Now they are asking that on which path of linux this should be done

I have no idea of linux or its directory structure
Old 09-01-2006, 04:38 PM   #2
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1. By "filesystem sizes," I'm guessing they want to know the sizes of your partitions. In Windows, this can be done by going into My Computer, right-clicking each local disk, and then clicking Properties. This will give the total size of the disk or partition (Windows does not distinguish between the two in a user-accessible fashion). I'm guessing your support team wants to know the sizes of each of these.

2. The directory in which most applications will be installed in Linux is /usr/bin. On big multi-user systems, this can also be /usr/local/bin. The difference between the two is that /usr/bin contains most of the general-purpose and system-wide apps, whereas /usr/local/bin contains more specialty apps. It really doesn't matter which, as long as users can access the app in question.

Hope this helps
Old 09-01-2006, 05:18 PM   #3
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thanxs pda for prompt reply but still better to clear the doubts

1)I have follwoing specification of linux.
and I have to deploy only one j2ee application.
Now if someone ask you the same question
"Thank you for sending the document so promptly,but there are no filesystems with sizes, are you sure you don’t need specific filesystems?We need the filesystem sizes to build this system. Can you get somebody to give you the sizes?"

Now I am looking for answer of this question
1 x DL380
2 dual cpu’s (4 cpu’s)
4 GB ram
2 x 73 GB internal disk
2 x 1 gig network cards redhat4linux

2)I have a text file in H:\Audit folder.
so in linux where I should keep this file.
path for this file is set in properties file

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Old 09-01-2006, 06:07 PM   #4
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1) There is no such thing as filesystem size. What they have given you is a vague question. You need to ask more questions so this vague question can be understood.

For any server, I suggest seperating the OS drive and file drive. By seperating, you can make backups easier and you can upgrade the file drive with out effecting the OS drive. Also make sure memory is both ECC and parity (registered) or else the server will have a lot of glitches and crashes.

2) Like what pda_h4x0r have said. You can place the location where the file server will provide its services. For example, you could create two directories under the root directory (/) named samba-data and Then setup SAMBA to use these directories to serve your clients.
Old 09-01-2006, 06:12 PM   #5
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so i can reply them back that use the whole system for linux installation?
Old 09-01-2006, 07:51 PM   #6
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Originally Posted by somsahi
I have a application developed on windows .Now I need it to install on Red Hat 4 upgrade 2.
If you have an app that was coded, built, and compiled under Windows, you won't be able to simply "install it on Red Hat". You'd need to use something like Wine to run Windows apps under Linux. Can you explain the context in more detail?
Old 09-01-2006, 07:55 PM   #7
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Hi this is the case only.I have war file fully developed on windows onlythat I am going to deploy on linux.
What is this wine I have no idea.
Old 09-01-2006, 08:05 PM   #8
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Wine is a windows emulator. It allows you to run normal windows .exe's in linux. But your j2ee app is java right? In which case you shouldnt need wine.
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ya thanks
mine is java application but my original question is still unanswered
ok weekned now
hope by tuesday morning I will get the reply

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Old 09-05-2006, 04:35 PM   #10
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filesystem size issue is solved now.
They were asking for the storage capcity for application.
but used the trem filesystem size so I confused as dont know anything in linux.

but second problem regarding h:\data still unanswered.
I will try to do this when system will be ready

setup will be ready by thursday or friday so once again I will update this thread about the second problem

Thanks and regards


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