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You are configuring a linux box to be a general server, using a machine which has a single 10 GB SCSI disk. Which of the following is the best way to partition such a system?
A.
PartitionSize (MB)Mountpoint
/dev/hda1100/boot
/dev/hda24900/
/dev/hda31000(swap)
/dev/hda52000/var
/dev/hda62000/home
B.
PartitionSize (MB)Mountpoint
/dev/scsi1100/home
/dev/scsi22000/
/dev/scsi31000(swap)
/dev/scsi52000/var
/dev/scsi64900/boot
C.
PartitionSize (MB)Mountpoint
/dev/sda1100/home
/dev/sda22000/
/dev/sda31000(swap)
/dev/sda52000/var
/dev/sda64900/boot
D.
PartitionSize (MB)Mountpoint
/dev/sda1100/boot
/dev/sda22000/
/dev/sda31000(swap)
/dev/sda52000/var
/dev/sda64900/home
E.
PartitionSize (MB)Mountpoint
/dev/sda110000/home
/dev/sda220000/
/dev/sda310000(swap)
/dev/sda520000/var
/dev/sda649000/boot
Incorrect Answer SCSI drives are called sda, not hda. IDE drives are hda devices.
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Incorrect Answer SCSI drives are called sda devices. scsi1 is a device name I made up.
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Incorrect Answer /boot should be about 100MB or less. 5G for /boot is silly.
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Correct Answer You should be aiming for about 100M in boot, some swap space, a root directory, perhaps a var directory, and a home directory with the remaining space. 2G for root should be about fine.
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Incorrect Answer You only have a 10G disk, and this adds up to over 100G.
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