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I am currently running Gentoo on an old Dell notebook. Sometime early next
year I am switching to an iMac. What I'd like to do is reserve the vast
majority of the harddrive space for OS X, have a nice chunk of space of
Ubuntu and it's swap, and reserve some space for messing around with another
distro or trying LFS. Does this make sense for partitioning a 250gb
OS X - 200gb
Ubunto - 30GB
Other - 20GB
This is all quite new to me, going from a 10gb harddrive.
From: Ralph Giles <giles@xi...> - 2006-11-19 18:58:01
On Sun, Nov 19, 2006 at 08:45:54AM -0500, Andy Szekely wrote:
> OS X - 200gb
> Ubunto - 30GB
> Other - 20GB
Seems reasonable. Depends what you're going to do in each OS of course.
It's also easier to read the MacOS volume from linux than the other way
around, so I find it more convenient to have more space on the MacOS
partition for things I need to access from both sides.
20-50GB is a good rule of thumb for the OS + applications these days.
The rest is just where you want to keep all your data (especially big