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3.6. An example

To make the partitions listed below on your system; this is the partition we'll need for our server installation example; the command will be under Disk Druid:

Add
Mount Point: /boot our /boot directory.
Size (Megs): 5
Partition Type: Linux Native
Ok

Add
Mount Point: /usr our /usr directory.
Size (Megs): 512
Partition Type: Linux Native
Ok

Add
Mount Point: /home our /home directory.
Size (Megs): 1146
Partition Type: Linux Native
Ok

Add
Mount Point: /chroot our /chroot directory.
Size (Megs): 256
Partition Type: Linux Native
Ok

Add
Mount Point: /cache our /cache directory.
Size (Megs): 256
Partition Type: Linux Native
Ok

Add
Mount Point: /var our /var directory.
Size (Megs): 256
Partition Type: Linux Native
Ok

Add
Mount Point: our /Swap partition leave the Mount Point Blank.
Size (Megs): 128
Partition Type: Linux Swap
Ok

Add
Mount Point: /tmp our /tmp directory.
Size (Megs): 256
Partition Type: Linux Native
Ok

Add
Mount Point: / our / directory.
Size (Megs): 256
Partition Type: Linux Native
Ok

After the partitions of your hard disk has been completed, you must see something like the following information on your screen. Our mount points will look like this:

Table 3-1. Sample representaion of partitions

Mount PointDeviceRequested Actual Type
/bootsda15M5M Linux Native
/usrsda5512M1146MLinux Native
/homesda6256M256MLinux Native
/chrootsda7256M256MLinux Native
/cachesda8256M256MLinux Native
/varsda9256M256MLinux Native
<Swap>sda10128M128MLinux Swap
/tmpsda11256M256MLinux Native
/sda12256M256MLinux Native

DriveGeom [C/H/S]Total (M)Free (M)Used (M)Used (%)
sda[3079/64/32]3079M1M3078M99%

Note: We are using a SCSI hard disk hence the first two letters of the device are sd.

 
 
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