Subject: Re: Questions about 1.3
To: Peter Seebach <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/03/1997 00:55:50
Peter Seebach writes:
> Not being able to get a largish number of partitions has bitten
> me fairly badly.  What do I want out of a large disk, which is
> the only disk in a given machine?
> 	/
> 	swap
> 	/usr
> 	/var
> 	/usr/src
> 	/home
> 	/usr/home

Why not do


and maybe symlink /home to /usr/home?

I used to split disks into little partitions. Then one day, I asked
myself "why" and I stopped. It makes no sense on a machine only you use.

Anyway, I expect after 1.3 we'll switch to 32 bit dev_t's and have 16
partitions per drive.