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Re: Partitioning a Web Server

On Thu, 3 Apr 2003 14:20, Jones, Steven wrote:
> I would strongly disagree, partitioning is very important. Logging should
> be separated out so that a full /var wont stop logging in.

How does a full /var stop people logging in?  I just did a quick test and 
/bin/login permits logging in for non-root accounts when /var is full.

One thing no-one seems to have mentioned yet is the need for RAID.  Relying on 
a single disk for all your data is very risky.  Software RAID-1 is cheap and 

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