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Rawr101 09-17-2004 05:45 PM

Quick Question on Partitions
 
I run Slackware on one partition as my primary and my swap space. Someone told me though that it would make security sense in the future to create partitions for the /home, /usr, /opt directories. Is this a better idea? Thanks.


Rawr101.

penguin4 09-17-2004 08:45 PM

rawr101; definitely yes. security risk high
particular when online open to hacks,even with firewall. for better info on partitioning try this for guidance; http://tldp.org/HOWTO/HOWTO-INDEX
section 4.1.8 Patitions and Filesystems.
recommend utilizing this site as a guide for all future needs as a newbie, I do(newbie too).


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