optimal(?) layout of fedora 19 with one SSD drive and one regular HD?

Joe Zeff joe at zeff.us
Mon Dec 2 22:43:26 UTC 2013

On 12/02/2013 02:23 PM, Chris Murphy wrote:
> Swap on the SSD if you will need to use swap regularly, including if you want faster recovery from sleep. Otherwise put it on the HDD. Make it as big as you plan on memory being in the life of this install so you don't have to figure out how to recreate a bigger one.

Conventional wisdom used to be that your swap should be twice the size 
of your RAM.  Has that changed?

> /, /boot, /home can all go on the SSD so they don't even need to be separate partitions. Just make one big partition for all of them.

I'd still suggest putting /home on its own partition, so that it will 
survive a re-install.  (Of course you have a backup, but doing it this 
way simplifies things considerably.)

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