Re: Recommendation on partition sizes
- Date: Mon, 5 Nov 2018 00:11:11 -0800
- From: Rick Thomas <rbthomas@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Recommendation on partition sizes
> On Nov 4, 2018, at 1:19 AM, Pascal Hambourg <pascal@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Le 04/11/2018 à 05:45, Andy Smith a écrit :
>> You're probably going to receive as many different opinions as there
>> are different people responding, but my recommendation in nearly any
>> situation is to have a reasonable /boot and swap and then the rest
>> of the space inside an LVM volume group.
>> So, if I were you, I'd be doing something like:
>> - 512MiB /boot
>> - 2 GiB swap, or 16GiB if you intend to use it as a hibernate device
>> - Rest as LVM volume group
>> - 4 GiB / as logical volume
>> - 4 GiB /var as logical volume
>> - 50GiB (or whatever satisfies initial demand) /home as logical
> Why don’t you include the swap in LVM ?
You want the swap partition to be encrypted with a random key. Putting it in a LV in the encrypted VG would result in double encryption, which would slow the system down.