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Old 01-06-2004, 12:19 AM   #1
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New Hard Drive, How to partition


I've just picked up an 80 gig hard drive fom my linux (Red Hat 9) server box.

I'd like suggestions on partitions and sizes for each.

Old 01-06-2004, 01:16 AM   #2
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I use about 700mb for my /root partition.
I use about 3gig for my /user partition.
About 600mb for a /var partition
For some specialty things I use a 500mb for a /temp partition.
And for great updates and backups I use a /home partition of 5gig.
I have a 15 gig /win_c partition formated in FAT32 so that my old M$98 OS and Mandrake 9.2 can use the same files without moving them.


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