Subject: Re: MAXPARTITITONS > 8 (was: Re: mbrlabel fixes)
To: Wolfgang Rupprecht <email@example.com>
From: Andrew Brown <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/31/2000 22:38:39
>My recent experiment with running a large "kitchen sink" partition has
>only had limited success.
>After years of making only sizeof(backup_media) partitions I got my
>first Really Big (tm) disk. There just aren't enough partitions to
>allow a 75gig disk to be cut up very finely.
>The first time one's machine hangs, one realizes why a ~70 gig
>partition is a really bad idea. You get to wait 15 minutes while fsk
>checks your disk.
i'm curious...is the fsck time of two 35 gig partitions much smaller
than that of one 70 gig partition?
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