raymond at wagnerrp.com
Sat Mar 6 21:40:22 UTC 2010
On 3/6/2010 16:04, Simon Hobson wrote:
> Christopher Meredith wrote:
>> > I am setting up my mythbox today, and I have two hard drives one is
>> 750 GB
>>> and the other is 500 GB...what would be the best way to partition them
>>> should i put / on the 500 then /var/lib/mythtv on the 750 and
>>> on the 500?
>> Why put / and /var on different partitions?
> So that when /var fills up, it doesn't bring the whole system down
> with it - potentially corrupting your root filesystem while it's at it.
If your filesystem becomes unstable because you filled it, you need to
find a better filesystem. If you manage to fill /var, either you forgot
to set up log rotation, or you're using it to store some bulk data that
probably shouldn't be there.
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