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RE: minimum size for root partition

On 25-Feb-99 Ben Frame wrote:
> I have 2 linux machines (486's) that I want to work 
> together.  They each have a single 325mb hard disk, so I 
> would like them to share diskspace and filesystems, 
> using NFS.  Since I need to make the most out of every 
> megabyte, I was wondering if anyone might be able to 
> suggest a minimum size for the root partition on each 
> machine.  FYI - I plan to have /var be its own partition.  
> Thanks!

Depends on what is on root.  At most: /, /etc, /bin.  This can be fairly small
(say 20-30mb).  /tmp should have a little room.  

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