Re: Installation instructions.
From: David Wright <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Fri, 4 Dec 2020 15:12:16 -0600
> With such a small disk, I'd try modifying that suggestion: dispense
> with /home, but only during the installation, making partition 3 the
> one used for the iso ( and marked "do not use"):
> Part 1 labeled ROOT. 7 GB. Format ext4.
> Part 2 labeled SWAP. 1 GB. Format swap or linux-swap.
> Part 3 labeled HOME. 4 GB. Format ext4. (The LABEL doesn't affect things.)
> When the installation has completed, you can now, as root,
> . mount Part 3 as /mnt
> . clear any installation files off it
> . cp -a /home/<sysadmin> /mnt/ (which should be user 1000's ~,
> containing just the files that were copied from /etc/skel)
> . edit /etc/fstab to mount LABEL=HOME on /home
> . umount /mnt/
> . mount -a (to mount /home)
> . login ordinarily, as sysadmin.
> That increases your space on /home by 14%.
That's similar to the proceedure described in this message.
Thanks, ... P.
Tel: +1 604 670 0140 Bcc: peter at easthope. ca