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Re: [vox-tech] a few pre-install questions

On Mon, 23 Aug 2004, dylan wrote:

> my initial plan for the drive would look something like this
> partition #   usage
> 1             /boot  (ext2 format?)
> 2             /swap
> 3             windows_system (ntfs format)
> 4             my_windows_data (fat32 format ?) [needs to be rw in both OS's]
> 5             my_linux_data (ReiserFS format ?)
> 6             linux_system_stuff (ReiserFS format ?)

You might consider putting the swap partition in between the two linux
partitions.  I tend to set up my partitions like this:

1 /
2 swap
3 /usr

The theory is that this will minimize the distance the drive heads have
to seek to get to the swap.

Josh Parsons
Philosophy Department
1238 Social Sciences and Humanities Bldg.
University of California
Davis, CA 95616-8673

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