[CentOS] CentOS 6.5 install

Fri Feb 28 13:28:56 UTC 2014
Lamar Owen <lowen at pari.edu>

On 02/26/2014 04:02 PM, Les Mikesell wrote:
> Is there a way to get /home, /var, and /opt installed as directories 
> on that other "one big partition"? /var in particular has an odd mix 
> of OS and 'your' data and logs that may turn out to be big. And you 
> may not know ahead of time what to allocate for it as a separate mount 
> point. 

Isn't this pretty much the use case for LVM?  Set up the other partition 
as a pv on a different volume group from the root, and have three 
logical volumes in it.  You can resize as needed.

This keeps /home and /var in separate filesystems, too, and there are 
advantages to that.