On Sunday 16 April 2006 12:51, Brendan Grossman wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Beech Rintoul [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]
> > Sent: Monday, 17 April 2006 6:19 AM
> > To: freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
> > Cc: Brendan Grossman
> > Subject: Re: /boot at beginning of drive
> >
> > On Sunday 16 April 2006 12:38, Brendan Grossman wrote:
> > > > It's not a good idea to put everything on the / filesystem.
> > > > At a minimum I would have:
> > > > /
> > > > swap
> > > > /var
> > > > /usr
> > > >
> > > > Your users will not fill up /var unless you allow them unlimited
> > > > mail, databases or access to root.
> > >
> > > They will have unlimited access up until their quota has
> >
> > been reached.
> >
> > > Where they use that quota is anyone's guess.
> > >
> > > > User's tempfiles will go to /usr/tmp.
> > >
> > > How does that work? I just checked /tmp, and it's not a symlink.
> >
> > Copy the contents of /tmp to /usr/tmp then remove /tmp and
> > symlink /usr/tmp to /tmp.
>
> Yes, may I ask what the point is though?
>
> Here is my reason for separating /tmp and mounting it noexec,nosuid:
>
> http://www.sagonet.com/forums/showthread.php?t=2852
>
Having a separate /tmp slice is not a bad idea, combining /, /usr, and /var is 
unless you're doing a very minimal install.

Beech

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