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Old 05-08-2003, 09:05 PM   #1
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Partitions for 40 gigs

I have a 40 GB hard drive for RedHat Linux 8.0, I was wondering what partition sizes I should use for everything.
I've read other posts about partitions but I'm not sure what sizes they should be for my 40 GB drive.
I have 512 MB of RAM, and Windows XP on a seperate hard drive if you need to know lol.
I also want to have space to run a website with Apache.

Could someone tell me what sizes I should use for the partitions? I've read that the swap should be double my RAM but I've also read that large swap space slows the system down.

Thanks in advance.

Old 05-08-2003, 09:09 PM   #2
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redhat setup can assign partition sizes automaticly for you.
never had any probs with that setup
Old 05-08-2003, 09:11 PM   #3
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I'll try that, thanks for the fast reply.



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