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Re: Jessie and /var



On Sat, 04 Apr 2015 11:01:47 +0200
Jerome BENOIT <g6299304p@rezozer.net> wrote:

> Hello Petter,
> 
> On 04/04/15 09:23, Petter Adsen wrote:
> > I am preparing to set up Jessie on my home server today, with mdadm
> > RAID and LVM. Even though I am using LVM, I want to get the volume
> > sizes about right when I first set them up.
> > 
> > VM images and containers are stored under /var - is there anything
> > else that systemd stores under /var that might take up enough space
> > that I should be aware of when setting up?
> 
> 
> why not mount a dedicated partition inside /var  for such usage ?
> /var/local ?
> 
> Jerome

That is a possibility, but I will either:

a) simply set up a /var large enough for all I need, or
b) symlink to /srv, if necessary

I am hoping to avoid symlinking, though. But what I was wondering is if
there is anything other than containers/VM images that systemd
introduces in /var that takes a significant amount of space?

BTW: Whoever came up with the ability to do parts of the installer via
ssh - thank you, thank you, thank you! :) _Very_ convenient, I just
hadn't actually tried it before.

Petter

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