I have the book in front of me.....sorry but there are nothing said about symlinks.On Thu, 12 Feb 2004 22:04:53 +0100 gaf <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
I have read the handbook but have been following (Itīs easier to have a book in front of you when installing). The Complete FreeBSD 4th edition when installing, where Greg Lehey recommends the partitioning that I have running right now so.....
HE DOES NOT.
>/ 4G >swap 800M >/home 35G
NOP. No way.
What he says and you forgot to do is something about sym-linking /tmp to /var/tmp, if memory serves. If you want to extent this to have symlinks like this: /tmp --> /home/tmp /usr --> /home/usr /var --> /home/var you can. But there is no reason to do so. In fact the default setup is just the other way: /home --> /usr/home Please refer to hier(7) to see layout of FreeBSD.
Grog's book was for a few years the only one available and it's my personal favorite. Nevertheless the FreeBSD handbook is the official reference.
as a newbie how should I know which one is the most accurate? Now I know you ll say the handbook, so from now on I will follow the handbook.
Read Grog's book, it makes a few times every cent you have spent on it.
Thanks for answering
" Creating the file systems
With these considerations in mind, weīll divide up the disk in the following manner:
4G for the root file system, which includes /usr and /var
512M swap space
The rest of the disk for /home file system"
Next is "Selecting distributions" I canīt figure out any other way to decipher this........do you??? _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"