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Bug#758260: installation-reports: Root filesystem too small

Control: severity -1 normal

David Nelson <djhenjin1@gmail.com> (2014-08-15):
> Package: installation-reports
> Severity: critical
> Tags: d-i
> Justification: breaks unrelated software
> -- System Information:
> Debian Release: Kali Linux 1.0.9
> Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)
> Kernel: Linux 3.14-kali1-amd64 (SMP w/8 CPU cores)
> Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
> Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
> Root filesystem on 500GB drive, when using create a new partition
> table, then selecting the free space and choosing option
> "auto-partition this space" with the following option "seperate / and
> home directories" allocated 9.31 GB for / then 13.49GB for swap, then
> a remaining 442GB for /home. this is unusable and IMHO should allocate
> 50GB /, 425 /home, and 25 swap, on a system with a 500GB drive and
> like mine,... 16 GB RAM.


pretty sure 10 GB is quite reasonable for a root filesystem, unless you
have specific requirements (which you didn't mention, so that's hard to
figure out). Last I checked, default is *not* using separate directories
so if you're switching away from it, I'm sure you could also partition
as you desire…


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