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Re: base-8 disk



On Wed, Jul 11, 2001 at 06:56:49PM -0600, A. Roubicek wrote:
> 
> I read at
> http://www.debian.org/releases/stable/i386/ch-partitioning.en.html :
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
> 4.1.1 The Directory Tree
> 
> The following list describes some important directories. It should help
> you to find out what your partitioning scheme should be. If this is too
> confusing for you, just ignore it and reread it when you read the rest of
> the installation manual.
> 
>       /: root represents the starting point of the directory hierarchy. It
> contains the essential programs that the computer can boot. This includes
> the kernel, system libraries, configuration files in /etc and various
> other needed files. Typically 30-50 MB are needed but this may vary.
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
> 
> So I assigned something like 42 MB to "/", which was insufficient...I
> ended up needing more than 75MB, not sure yet exactly how much because I
> haven't finished the installation.

potato or woody?  with potato and a http base install the 15MB
base.tgz is downloaded to /target/tmp so that must be its own
partition if have a small root filesystem (even if you didn't run into
this during install you would later).  

-- 
Ethan Benson
http://www.alaska.net/~erbenson/

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