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 .-)
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