Subject: Re: Why root and usr in separate partitions?
To: Thomas Michael Wanka <>
From: L. S. <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 07/02/2001 15:25:17
Thomas Michael Wanka wrote:
> Hi,
> I allways thought that the partioning shemes main
> reason was to keep parts of the disk that have
> frequent write access (like logs) und user write
> access (whereever the users of the system keep
> their apps)in seperate partitions to reduce the
> risk of demaging partitions needed by the system
> in case of problems like power failures and such.
> mike

Plus, with each partition physically separated--as in populating
separated drives--there are many heads and many disks so access should
be faster.

L. S.
Don't let the smooth face fool ya.
:-| :-) ;-) :-)