Re: / /home on different partitions?



Lew Pitcher wrote:
In alt.os.linux.suse, larry wrote:

SUSE likes to put root and home on different partitions. Some distros
like to separate /boot also. If you have only one hard drive, what is
the advantage/disadvange of this vs. all on one partition?

Many reasons:
<snip>

A great list. I think you forget one:
- To show off

;-)

houghi
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