Darren Crotchett wrote: > On Sunday 08 August 2004 10:36 pm, David Kelly wrote: > > >>Uh, you know /root/ is the superuser's home directory and not the same >>thing as "the root directory '/'", right? :-) > > > Yeah. When I got to the end of my email and had to type "/" again, I thought > I had accidentally written /root when I meant "/" earlier. I looked for the > mistake and didn't see it. So, yeah. I know the difference. My bad. > > My apologies if I confused Jay. >
I wasn't confused, because I didn't know about /root/ until David called my attention to it. So.... not confused, and now better educated. And Darren, thanks for your take on how to allocate my storage. I haven't put the final figures on it yet, I'm waiting for my backup HD. Jay >>/root/ is not a bad place to put a few little things such as a list of >>critical files to feed to "tar -cI" to backup one's specific >>configuration. /root/ *is* on the / partition so you don't want to put >>much there. >> >>-- >>David Kelly N4HHE, [EMAIL PROTECTED] _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"