On Monday 17 May 2004 14:41, Ruben de Groot wrote: > On Mon, May 17, 2004 at 01:21:44PM +0200, platanthera typed: > > On Monday 17 May 2004 06:17, Phil Thomson wrote: > > > Hi all, > > > > > > I am a relative newbie to UNIX, going from being an ex-Windows > > > user to being an X Windows user! ;-) I recently got FreeBSD > > > installed on an older PC with a 3 GB drive and a 5 GB drive > > > (which has not yet been mounted). The system is installed on the > > > 3 GB drive, but my current partition table is inadequate to my > > > needs. Here is the output of df -H: > > > > > > /dev/ad0s1a 260M 254M -15.3M 106% / > > > devfs 1.0K 1.0K 0B 100% /dev > > > /dev/ad0s1f 3.4G 1.6G 1.6G 51% /usr > > > /dev/ad0s1e 260M 14M 225M 6% /var > > > > hi Phil, > > you could (and definitely should) have a separate slice for /tmp > > and eventually another one for /home too. > > If you decide to reinstall (which is the easiest approach if > > there's 'not much too lose yet' on your system) just hit 'a' in the > > disklabel editor of sysinstall(8). This will create separate slices > > for /, swap, /var, /tmp and /usr, and will result in a reasonable > > disk layout for a desktop system. > > If you do not want to reinstall and have free space left on your > > other hard disk, you can create a bsd partition there and one or > > more slices inside this partition (250M should be enough for /tmp > > under 'normal' circumstances). Then you can mount the new file > > systems under arbitrary mount points, move the content of /tmp (and > > eventually /usr/home) over and adjust /etc/fstab. Feel free to > > check back with the list if you want to go this way and need more > > detailed advice. > > When you say partition, you really mean slice and vice-versa. > > Ruben
oops.. thanks for the correction. maybe I should stop flirting with Linux .-) _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"