Re: Single root filesystem evilness decreasing in 2010? (on workstations)
On 02/27/2010 11:18 PM, thib wrote:
Usually I never ask myself whether I should organize my disks into separate
filesystems or not. I just think "how?" and I go with a cool layout without
thinking back - LVM lets us correct them easily anyway. I should even say
that I believed a single root filesystem on a system was "a first sign" (you
know what I mean ;-).
But now I'm about to try a new setup for a Squeeze/Sid *workstation*, and I
somehow feel I could be a little more open-minded. I'd like some input on
what I covered, and more importantly, on what I may have missed. Maybe
someone can point me to some actually useful lists of advantages to
"partitioning"? I find a lot of BS around the net, people often miss the
purpose of it.
So, what are the advantages I see, and why don't they matter to me anymore?
I only split /home and /usr/local so that I could reinstall wiping the
whole system but keeping my data. And, if necessary for boot purposes,
/boot . Everything else goes into / .
Small is beautiful.
Eduardo M KALINOWSKI