history (Was Re: Corel/Debian Linux Installer)
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.