Re: partitions and groups
>> On the howto wiki, there is a recommendation to not have partitions over
> Huh?! Where is that written exactly?
under 'Resize Partitions'. I wrote it. As the partitions become
large fsck time grow exponentially larger, and backup restore times
grows linearly. Very large partitions will give you problems in
>> In that case, how do you have more home space? Is it by creating
>> home1, home2, etc.? Is there any documentation for how to do that, and
>> how to get users' homes onto those different partitions?
Yes, adding home1 ... homeN is the intended way to do it.
> I _guess_ it could be ment to use the autoresizing feature which is
> described in
> http://wiki.skolelinux.no/DebianEdu/Documentation/Etch/HowTo - when
> you use it, the partitions automatically grow bigger (if there is
> space to grow).
Only up to the recommended upper limit.