penta-booting hard-disk: who would administer the hard-disk office?

Chris Tyler chris at tylers.info
Thu Nov 24 17:07:51 UTC 2011


On Thu, 2011-11-24 at 11:48 -0500, Linux Tyro wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> As I have liked Linux (yes, I am windows convert), so with 2 GB RAM
> and 250 GB hard-disk, I am now going to make hard-disk penta boot as
> follows:-
> 
> Fedora - 20 GB - installing it,  - /root  (20 GB)
> openSUSE - 10 GB installing with /root (10 GB)
> Ubuntu - 10 GB installing with /root (10 GB)
> Debian - 10 GB installing with /root (10 GB)
> Mint - 10 GB installing with /root (10 GB)
> 
> /home - 190 GB (remaining space)

Another option would be to have /boot partitions for each OS (small --
500 MB max) and do everything else in LVM. This gives you the
flexibility to increase or decrease the size of the various filesystems
easily without repartitioning.

-Chris



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