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Re: Partitioning a Web Server

On Tue, 15 Apr 2003 21:35, Randy Kramer wrote:
> On Monday 14 April 2003 11:44 pm, Russell Coker wrote:
> > On Sat, 5 Apr 2003 13:38, Michelle Konzack wrote:
> > >                 I mean, Each Client has 250 Mbyte DiskSpace for ftp,
> > >                 http, mail and LOGS and can not use more !!!
> > >
> > >                 But 200-300 partitions on ONE DISK ???
> I'm a little late with this, but just thought that someone should
> mention that there is some kind of limit on the number of partitions
> per disk.  It's something like 63 for IDE disks and 16 for SCSI disks
> (but I could have that backwards).

EVMS or LVM could get around that limit.  But there would still be a limit to 
the number of partitions, you should be able to get 255 partitions at least 
(not that you would want to - there are better solutions as have been 

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