[mythtv-users] Partitioning Recomendations
funkytwig at gmail.com
Mon Jun 25 21:29:36 UTC 2007
On 25/06/07, David Watkins <watkinshome at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 25/06/07, Ben Edwards <funkytwig at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I am about to rebuild my Mythtv/Ubuntu Feisty box. Previously I had
> > the whole thing in one big partition, but I want to do it properly
> > this time. Its on a 250GB (seems to give me around 232GB formated I
> > was using lvm/xfs).
> > I think the partitions I want are:-
> > swap 512MB (I have 512MB memory)
> > / 10GB xfs
> > /boot 256MB
> > /myth xfs rest
> > Does this make sense or should I do /usr, /home, /var... seperate?
> I'd use ext3 for root.
> My personal choice was.
> swap 256MB
> / 10GB ext3 (42% used)
> /boot 100MB ext3 (16% used)
> /home 3GB ext3 (18% used)
> /var 2GB ext3 (15% used)
> /mythtv xfs (the rest)
> From my experience I'd put /home on a separate partition. Otherwise,
> every now and then I'd copy a video file into my home area and squash
> the root space.
Did you symlink /tmp to /mythtv. It seems a good idea as /temp can
use quite a lot when you are creating dvds etc.
> It's still a fairly fresh build (FC6, 2 kernels, mythtv built from
> source) but the partition sizes are based on my previous system, and
> as far as I can tell they look about right.
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