[CentOS] CentOS 6.5 install

Wed Feb 26 20:54:18 UTC 2014
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

Les Mikesell wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 26, 2014 at 2:30 PM, Drew Weaver <drew.weaver at thenap.com>
> wrote:
>> You can simply create two virtual disks from the single RAID-5 volume.
>> Create one that is like 500GB for the OS volume and then create a 2nd
>> one which uses the remainder of the space.
> But pay attention to where you'd like /var, /home, /opt, etc to live.
> You may want to make them symlinks into directories on your larger
> volume if they each need space and you don't want separate
> filesystems, but then you have to juggle things after the install.
I've long liked having /home, at least, and maybe /opt, where some things
install by default, on other partitions than root. With the larger drives
we're getting these days, we've modified out kickstart for pxeboot builds
to give 500G to /, and everything else as one big partition. I've also
considered making that / partition smaller - maybe 250G? or less, since /
doesn't really need huge tracts of land... sorry, Monty Python  flash
there..... In any case, doing it that way lets you do a completely clean
install, if necessary or desired.

         mark, hoping friggin' Nixspam is letting me in today, as opposed
to yesterday....