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Old 07-13-2001, 05:05 PM   #1
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Partitioning question

Hi, everyone. Before I install Red Hat Linux, I want to be absolutely prepaired. So, I have a question. I have a 30 GB hard drive that I am going to install Red Hat Linux 6.1 on. My question is:

What kind of partitions should I make?

some people think that you should only have a swap, /boot, and a / (root) partition, but I have seen several other ones, such as /usr, ect. Any help is appreciated.

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