[PLUG] Sharing of Swap Space

Mayuresh mayuresh at acm.org
Wed Jun 10 09:36:31 PDT 2009


> besides setting up partition why is it advisable to mount various dirs
> as etc, var, root, home on different partition ?

Even for home systems, I see one advantage of separating at least /home from 
others - or data from OS and applications. When you upgrade it gives you an 
opportunity to start from scratch by formatting OS/apps partition leaving 
your data partition untouched.

Mayuresh.



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