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Old 04-28-2004, 08:51 AM   #1
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installing two distributions

I will install two distributions.

There will be a data partition which will be mounted by either OS when booted.
Which other partitions can "shared" like this - spefically, can I share:



Any other suggestions for efficient use of hard disk space appreciated!


Old 04-28-2004, 04:26 PM   #2
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Shareable partitions in increasing order of issues: swap, boot, tmp, home. Any general 'data' partition for your own files would be fine. Efficient use of space is probably not to make too big a swap or download or install too much junk. Also, installing multiple distros of course wastes space. But that doesn't stop me having five. All I share is swap and a giant data section I mount under various /home's, but my arrangement is a mess. Anything else I need I mount under a /mnt/hd or wherever when the occasion arises.


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