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Re: making more room in root partition for distribution upgrade




Hello,

On Sun, May 20, 2018 at 07:59:48PM -0400, songbird wrote:
> Pascal Hambourg wrote:
> > Then LVM is your friend. You can create as many logical volumes as you 
> > like with minimal sizes and easily extend them when needed. This way you 
> > don't waste space in overprovisioning.
> 
>   added complexity for a simple system such as mine
> is rather pointless.

I hear that a lot from people who later find themselves doing
cosmetic surgery on their partition table because they weren't able
to initially size things properly.

It's quite a manageable bit of learning that pays dividends for the
whole rest of your time.

Cheers,
Andy

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