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creating partition using disk sruid

By shastry_ganti ·
Hi : I got ibm netfinity server with one scsi disk 16GB capacity ,with 512 mb ram its a piii machine, now want to install redhat linux 9.0 server on it,
My question is; is there any rules to assign disk space for particular partitions.
Thankyou

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by lyon_bleu In reply to creating partition using ...

Unless you have some very specific reasons to do otherwise,
using the installer's automatic partitioning option should take
care of it well. Here's a link to an overview of partitioning for
Linux:

http://tinyurl.com/4oc2b

HTH,

paul

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by rajesharichwal In reply to creating partition using ...

Dear
Disk partitioning is depend on users req.some partition should have extra space like. / , /proc .Give max space to /proc because all installation is gone through /proc.other wise go through standered installation linux auto partition your disk.

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by 5jgibbs In reply to creating partition using ...

Well, you want a SWAP partition that is 2x the size of the ammount of ram you have. Then you want to creat an EXT3 file system partition. That should be good for a basic install of linux..

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