Subject: Re: Comments about current sysinst (with 1.6ZA)
To: Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: tech-install
Date: 09/13/2003 18:11:58
"Julio M. Merino Vidal" <> writes:
> /var should appear before /usr, imho.  Why?  Because the beginning
> of the disk is faster than the end,

Have you tried benchmarking that lately? I suspect you would be hard
pressed to find much effect on a modern drive.

> and /var should get more io than /usr.


Also, I must say that on modern systems, I rarely bother with more
than one partition for everything any more...

Perry E. Metzger