Today Ed Hall wrote: > > Today Kirk Strauser wrote: > > > At 2003-01-07T17:35:49Z, Andrew Prewett <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> > writes: > > > > Normally the master.passwd is backed up regularly by cron > (/var/backups), > > > > so maybe no need to backup it again. > > > > > Were you joking? Surely you're not implying that there's no need to copy > > > the data to tape (which is the most common use for dump) since it now > exists > > > in two places on the same hard drive - are you? > > > If /etc and /var are on the same HD, then it's not a production > > machine or the setup is simly wrong. > > Ri-i-ight... So I should add a second HD to every server in the rack, hmmm? > It's standard practice to make /var its own filesystem, but where do you > get the idea that it should be on its own drive?
No, "umgekehrt", ideally / should be on a separate drive and /home, /var, /usr on another drive(s). I mean, I wouldn't put my company database, fileserver, etc. on a machine with only one drive. So, my wording was maybe a little hard in the previous post - english is not my first language. -andrew To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-questions" in the body of the message