Subject: Re: Separate /usr, etc...
To: NetBSD-current Discussion List <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Greg 'groggy' Lehey <grog@FreeBSD.org>
Date: 12/16/2002 17:24:22
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On Saturday, 14 December 2002 at 13:47:48 -0500, Greg A. Woods wrote:
> [ On Friday, December 13, 2002 at 23:10:34 (-0600), Peter Seebach wrote: ]
>> Subject: Separate /usr, etc...
>> How important is it that /usr be a separate filesystem?
> It is not important at all -- not in the least. In fact things are a
> lot better (i.e. easier to manage) if it is not.
> You really only want /tmp, /var, and /home to be separate
Recall he's talking about CF file systems. The rules are very
different there, and space is at a premium. I'd recommend only two
file systems: / and /tmp (or /var/tmp). The only reason for a second
file system under these circumstances is to avoid writing to the flash
all the time, which doesn't do them any good.
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