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On Mon 21 Feb 05, 10:58 AM, Rick Moen <rick@linuxmafia.com> said:
> Quoting Peter Jay Salzman (p@dirac.org):
> 
> > Wilson, it's silly to make partitions for future swap just because you plan
> > on adding RAM to the system.  Don't do it.
> 
> Actually, what I tend to do is leave some completely unallocated space on
> each physical hard drive.  That way, if I later decide that I goofed on 
> filesystem sizes, or need some more swap, or otherwise need to reshuffle 
> disk contents, doing so is less messy because I have some space to work
> with.
 
I used to do that too, before 250 GB SATA drives reached $100.

Now, you can practically store the whole Debian pool on my /boot partition.
j/k, but you get the idea.

Pete

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