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Re: [OT?] home partition vs. home directory

On Friday 30 November 2018 13:58:52 Michael Stone wrote:

> On Fri, Nov 30, 2018 at 05:23:09PM +0000, Michael Thompson wrote:
> >Because if your root partition fails, you can reinstall and all your
> > files are safe on their own partition...
> ...leaving open the question of how likely that scenario is.
Not bloody likely Michael, if the disk is toast, so are all its 
partitions as a general rule. If you are going to put you /home on a 
separate partition, put it on a different disk.

Unfortunately that has NOT been acceptable to the installer for most of a 
decade now.

Cheers, Gene Heskett
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