Subject: Re: partitioning
To: None <>
From: Peter I. Hansen <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 08/31/2005 17:04:10
Martijn van Buul wrote:
> It occurred to me that Thana Jordan wrote in gmane.os.netbsd.general:
>>Thank you for your reply about partitioning - ime not really a home user =
>>- i would like to know how to partition it like a pro focused on =
>>security and stability - thanx
> There's no decisive answer to that; it depends on what you want to do
> with the system. There are too many variables. I'm far from an expert in
> these matters, but here's some general ideas:


In older NetBSD's (like 1.5 or 1.6) there was an option called 
"recommended partitioning" or something like that, which gave 
sane values for the ones who wanted it easy... I think that 
feature was removed for 2.0. That's a real shame, and I never 
understood why?