Subject: Re: when to create a separate filesystem, even on the same spindle (was: major hier(7) overhauls?)
To: NetBSD Userlevel Technical Discussion List <email@example.com>
From: James Graham - Systems Anarchist <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/29/1999 22:53:37
Greg A. Woods sez:
* Actually that's a really good reason for creating a separate /usr/home
* partion, and has nothing at all to do with whether / and /usr should be
* separate partitions or even separate hierarchies. ;-)
[How do I set my laser prniter to 'KILL'?]
I think the general consensus is that '/ and /usr are NOT GOING TO
UNIFY, at least not under BSD.' Can this thread _please_ go _away_
now? The horse has been a bloody mess under the sun for the last
three weeks and, frankly, it's beginning to smell a bit, um, ripe.
* balancing the I/O load suggests measuring it first, and so far as I know
* there's not yet any way to separately measure the I/O stats for various
* filesystems on the same spindle (ala UNIX SysV's "sadp").
There's that oxymoronic S-word again. :-)
BSD -> Solaris: It could be worse.
UNIX -> NT: It's worse.