Subject: Re: Minimum swap size
To: Greywolf <email@example.com>
From: Rick Kelly <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 05/19/2003 15:15:05
>Greywolf: If /var is separate from /, / can probably survive at 64MB rather
> nicely, with /var at 128MB, give or take, depending on logging, mail
> and such. It just doesn't make sense to have a 1GB root partition,
> and that doesn't even take into account the dolts who allocate an
> entire 120GB disk to the root filesystem. No, I will not recant
> that statement, unless someone wishes to show that Systems
> Administration is extremely overrated...
These days I use 100MB for / and about 300MB for /var. The largest drives
that I have here are 18 gig SCSI (I believe that IDE drives are throwaway
junk). I have one system with 512MB of memory, everything else is smaller.
I have never used an mfs /tmp.
Rick Kelly email@example.com www.rmkhome.com