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Old 05-01-2005, 06:37 PM   #1
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server security

Hello all,

I'm running mandrake as a personal home server. I'm posting my movies/music on-line and I was wondering about a security issue.

Should I be places my movies/songs on my root partition (/dev/hda1) or in my user's home directory (/dev/hda6).

I don't have much space on hda1 so I would have to repartition but it doesn't matter to me. I'm just wondering what's the "correct way" to do it.

Old 05-01-2005, 06:44 PM   #2
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Where you put your files is your decision, really. As for where they are in the FS, just remember that if you share a directory, you share the whole directory. There's no difference to the computer between /hda1 and /hda4; it's just a designator to detail which partition is linked to what -- it's all the same system.

Hopefully that made some sense


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