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Date:      Mon, 5 Feb 1996 13:02:53 -0700
From:      Nate Williams <nate@sri.MT.net>
To:        Basket Case <jon@technix.org>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.org
Subject:   Re: Decreasing the percentage (10%) of a filesystem owned by root
Message-ID:  <199602052002.NAA01909@rocky.sri.MT.net>
In-Reply-To: <199602051805.NAA17668@technix.org>
References:  <199602051805.NAA17668@technix.org>

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> I notice that 10% of a HD is generally allocated for root to make sure root
> has some extra room for files and stuff.

Nope, this room is used to keep the FS relatively 'fragment-free' and to
keep performance better.

> How can i decrease this percentage
> as 10% on a 9gb drive takes a big toll and I'd like to reduce that.  Would
> I also have to reformat?

man tunefs, and you don't have to reformat.


Nate



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