Subject: Re: major hier(7) overhauls?
To: Todd Vierling <>
From: Ignatios Souvatzis <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 01/26/1999 20:55:08
On Tue, Jan 26, 1999 at 08:32:04AM -0500, Todd Vierling wrote:
> : On really small systems it does make sense to put stuff on a separate
> : spindle, *if* you have one, and not everyone does.  If you have only one
> : small spindle than it's often better to make as few separate filesystems
> : as possible.  Note that on drives that small multiple FFS filesystems
> : waste many kilobytes of space.
> Then don't make / and /usr a separate filesystem.  I'm not forcing you to do
> so.  However, /usr as a directory WILL NOT go away.

Been there, done that, agree with Todd.