Re: KVM "storage"
On Tue, Mar 30, 2010 at 07:26:29AM -0400, Whit Hansell wrote:
> Hey guys,
> Am trying to set up KVM on my Lenny AMD64 box and need recommendations
> from those who have set up KVM regarding storage memory.
> Following is my df -h:
> Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on
> /dev/sda1 662M 252M 376M 41% /
> tmpfs 1.9G 0 1.9G 0% /lib/init/rw
> udev 10M 1008K 9.1M 10% /dev
> tmpfs 1.9G 0 1.9G 0% /dev/shm
> /dev/sda9 216G 51G 155G 25% /home
> /dev/sda8 373M 11M 343M 3% /tmp
> /dev/sda5 4.6G 3.7G 726M 84% /usr
> /dev/sda6 2.8G 393M 2.3G 15% /var
> As you can see I have 2.3 G avail. in /var and want to install WXP
> Would also, at a later date, want to possibly play w. Fedora or some other
> Linux distro for grins.
> What are recommendations for increasing memory in /var or what would
> you do in this case. I have been recommended to even use a symlink from
> the storage area to a location where I have sufficient memory as in
> /home but
> am concerned about debian's hierarchical limitations in that.
> TIA for any recommendations.
My recommendation is to not make so many partitions if you don't know
the proper amounts to assign to each for your needs.
/var is where databases and other large data ends up after all.
You could put your virtual machines in /home if you want.