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Re: rootfs

> > Hi,
> > 
> > I have a debian wheezy server up, I would like to free some space
> > on rootfs but can't guess how...
> > Here follows the filesystem, any hints?
> > 
> > regrds
> > /r
> > 
> > debian:~# df -h
> > File system             Dim. Usati Dispon. Uso% Montato su
> > rootfs                  322M  213M     93M  70% /
> > /dev/mapper/debian-usr   4,6G  1,2G    3,2G  28% /usr  
> There's no real need to have /usr separate from /
> If you did, you would have gigabytes of free space to play with.
> You could potentially merge the two.

Unless you follow the installer, best practice and the Filesystem
Hiearchical Standard then no not at all.

Don't believe opinion as fact just because it's on a server hosted by
freedesktop.org. Rusty Russel and the FHS is a more authoritative (and
correct) source, I suggest you read it.


'Write programs that do one thing and do it well. Write programs to work
together. Write programs to handle text streams, because that is a
universal interface'

(Doug McIlroy)

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