[Techtalk] How should I partition the hard drive?
conor.daly at oceanfree.net
Thu Oct 30 00:22:21 EST 2003
On Wed, Oct 29, 2003 at 02:44:55PM -0500 or so it is rumoured hereabouts,
> swap partition is at 550MB (I have 256MB RAM on my system, so that's a bit
> over double, which I thought would be good as I like to do a lot with
> graphics and photos).
If you plan to do a whole lot of graphics/photos and can spare the cash,
it would be worthwhile getting some extra RAM though 256Mb is a fairly
> at figuring that program out. I just would like to know how much MB of
> space to set aside for what.
Maintain a seperate partition for the /home directory. That way, when
it's upgrade time, (or when you decide to do a clean install again) your
$HOME will be preserved.
Conor Daly <conor.daly at oceanfree.net>
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