What's wrong with that method? Frankly, a user can partition however
they like, and if they're transitioning from Windows, why not keep some
familiarity to make the transition easier?
Personally, I'm on a dual boot system, and my setup (viewed from the
Linux side) is:
/ 42 G ext3
/code 150 G FAT32
/data 150 G FAT32
/other 50 G FAT32
/windows 63 G NTFS
swap 8 G
All of the partitions are sym-linked from my home directory for ease of
access, along with other links deeper into each partition for particular
Liam Proven wrote:
> 2009/7/30 Fred Roller <froller@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>:
>> I agree with Ray. Mine set up is
>> / = 20Gb
>> /temp = 10Gb
>> /swap = 8Gb (2x RAM)
>> /Data = remainder
>> I then delete the user folder (Documents, Pictures, etc.) a sym link
>> their equivalent from /Data.
> No no no!
> That's a Windows way of doing it. With Linux, you should make a
> separate partition for /home and then *all* your data - not just a few
> user folders - will be on a separate filesystem.
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