Re: [OT?] home partition vs. home directory
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- Subject: Re: [OT?] home partition vs. home directory
- From: Gene Heskett <email@example.com>
- Date: Fri, 30 Nov 2018 19:26:33 -0500
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On Friday 30 November 2018 13:58:52 Michael Stone wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 30, 2018 at 05:23:09PM +0000, Michael Thompson wrote:
> >Because if your root partition fails, you can reinstall and all your
> > files are safe on their own partition...
> ...leaving open the question of how likely that scenario is.
Not bloody likely Michael, if the disk is toast, so are all its
partitions as a general rule. If you are going to put you /home on a
separate partition, put it on a different disk.
Unfortunately that has NOT been acceptable to the installer for most of a
Cheers, Gene Heskett
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