Subject: Re: partitioning
To: None <>
From: Jonathan A. Kollasch <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 08/30/2005 11:01:06
On Tuesday 30 August 2005 02:50 am, Thana Jordan wrote:
> hi
> i dont know if this is the right place to ask this question and i hev never

Might have been better on netbsd-help, but whatever.

> posted here before but could someone please explain to me the most viable
> partitioning scheme for netbsd - what partitions must be made and
> why(security ?) and what size should they be ? ime not too new to netbsd -

If you're a relatively inexperienced home user; one slice of / filling as much 
of the drive as possible, and then a swap slice approx 2-4 times the size of 

> why dont more places/people run netbsd - why would someone choose the other
> unix/bsd distros over something with flexibility and performance of netbsd

They're on crack, or the never explored their options fully.

	Jonathan Kollasch