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Old 08-08-2011, 04:45 PM   #1
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/ disk full evaluate?

This is just a general question as I have already resized root partition.Pevious size 280M, present 542M

Installed items Boxee, Virtualbox, Compiz.
The root gave warning after installation of boxee.

I have seperated / usr /var /temp /home created by debian installer with default values.
Should I have setup a separate /opt or should I have just made partitions manually with bigger / partition?

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Old 08-08-2011, 05:54 PM   #2
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Since this is to store optional packages That I imagine Boxee uses I would say yes this folder should be made bigger...

I imagine this is to be run as a server for connection to output to tv or wireless device..

In this case I would say that your going to have to evaluate... Take Notes: Your Desktop Equipment is very good...

Best answer to this question would have been from the start to expand every folder at least 2 times as great as needed....

With you watching and possibly recording TV shows, movies, videos etc...

Your going to have to figure out algorithm to see at the rate at which possible updates, data and recorded data bogs down the system... You might want to add external sources of data as well...

best off the top my head should look like this

Updates + Data + Recorded Data Divided by Machine + Connection speed(distance of cable + rate of speed) + buffer speed + interference = data rate excitable or not excitable...

I figure at this point it would be easier to go with netflix roku boxes and pay a monthly few for unlimited movie rentals and data.... Streaming data to your xbox360, wii, ps3 and laptop is a great add feature... without all the setup mess..

They also have a boxee box that costs $199

I think the idea of portable devices are here to stay....
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Should I create an /opt partition, as I have seen a few instances where there was a /var/opt created to stop / from filling up.


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