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Re: help with installing

On Wed, Jul 05, 2000 at 01:34:37PM -0600, Bruce Sass wrote:
> On Wed, 5 Jul 2000 kmself@ix.netcom.com wrote:
> >   /var  -  250 - 500++ MB  Need can grow appreciably with large website,
> >                            newsfeeds, databases, etc.
> Webspace, newsfeeds and databases aside, APT's cache takes a large chunk
> of HD space... there have been reports of Potato installations failing
> with /var at 1G, but working with a 2G /var partition.  It really
> depends on how you do the installation; if you try and install
> everything in one shot you will need 2G, if you install in pieces
> (e.g., one task at a time) you can get by with a /var of a few hundred
> Mb.

Yet another argument for the incremental approach to building a system.

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