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Date:      Sun, 14 Oct 2012 12:32:53 -0600 (MDT)
From:      Warren Block <wblock@wonkity.com>
To:        Jos Chrispijn <jos@webrz.net>
Cc:        Polytropon <freebsd@edvax.de>, freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: FreeBSD9 - Fresh install (2)
Message-ID:  <alpine.BSF.2.00.1210141230130.4809@wonkity.com>
In-Reply-To: <507AFEEC.2030609@webrz.net>
References:  <5079ABFA.8050607@webrz.net> <20121013210513.80676821.freebsd@edvax.de> <507AFEEC.2030609@webrz.net>

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On Sun, 14 Oct 2012, Jos Chrispijn wrote:

> I was intending this on my 1TB hard disk (FreeBSD only):
>
> Two slices of 500G
>
> Slice one:
> 1g        /

Don't use less than 2G here.  You have room.

> 4g        swap
> 7g        /var

Way more than is needed, unless you plan to store non-FreeBSD stuff 
there.  mysql does that, I've heard.  For a normal FreeBSD install, 2G 
for /var is plenty, maybe more if you want to keep lots of log files or 
mail.



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