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Originally Posted by LegionZero The answer is NO, actually the typical Linux (most all distros work this way) is as follows / = root /swap = scratch disk or physical ...
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- 09-26-2007 #11
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- 09-26-2007 #12
The only difference is that in Linux "Programs" and "documents" are kept in separate partitions.
Linux does the following:
your fist HD is labeled hda
and each partition is identified by adding a number
hda1 is "/" (or root)
hda5 is swap
hda6 is "/home"
What happened to hda2,hda3 and hda4? Linux does this in case you have a big hard drive and want to segment your file system even more, you could have "/usr" on hda2 and "/var" on hda3 and so on. you may want to read up on the linux filesystem structure, it is worth the read