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Re: partitions and groups


On Saturday 18 August 2007 11:36, Petter Reinholdtsen wrote:
> In <URL:http://wiki.skolelinux.no/DebianEdu/Documentation/Etch/HowTo>,
> under 'Resize Partitions'.  I wrote it. 

Thanks for the pointer and the doc there :)

> As the partitions become 
> large fsck time grow exponentially larger, and backup restore times
> grows linearly.  

Whats the time difference when fscking three 20gb partitions compared to one 
60gb partition? Backup also takes exactly the same time.

> Very large partitions will give you problems in 
> emergencies.


> >> 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.

And then you spent *manual* time/work to (re-)assign different home 
directories to different partitions?

I really fail to see the advantage, but I wouldn't be too surprised if you 
could explain ;-)


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