[svlug] Partitions for live CD install
skip at venomouspenguin.com
Fri Sep 30 06:27:47 PDT 2005
James Sparenberg wrote:
> On a note of strictly personal opinion. But if running an install for a
> personal desktop I tend to use 2 partitions. / and swap. However a
> recent discovery on a system at a customer site. (System wouldn't boot,
> they didn't know how to correctly recover 30 minutes and I'm outa
> there...) We discovered that this system was running without swap. (2G
> of ram) and had been for 2 years. The point is, IMHO the major
> partition you need is / and beyond that it's a matter of situation, not
> OS requirement.
So would running without swap postentially cause a
machine to not boot? I think that may be the
situation I was looking at.
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