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Its important to teach people good habits right from the beginning.  The
huge monstrous / partition is a Linuxism that sets users of other unixen
sniggering at our naivete.

Also, if you crash, its faster to fsck a small / partition than a big one,
so you boot faster.

On Mon, 16 Aug 1999, Jason Gunthorpe wrote:
> someplace and use symlinks - or mount it directly [one of our boxes has a
> dedicated 250M /var/spool soly for the mail queue, mounted on /var/spool]. 
> Nothing requires you to have small, seperate partitions in advance to do
> any of this.

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