[PVE-User] Recommended root partition size

Yılmaz Bilgili liste at yilmazbilgili.com
Sat Mar 24 19:42:27 CET 2012

On 24-03-2012 17:43, rob wrote:

> What kind of card is it?
> Using 3ware in the start up bios the raid 10 can be split so that 
> there is say 10-20G for boot/root disk.
> then set up the 2-nd disk for pve-storage . Use LVM so that snapshot 
> backups work. Just save free space on the LVM for snapshot backup.
> I used to do the above, but now use the defaults as there is less to 
> deal with. The extra root space can be used for pve storage . In pve 
> storage use a directory like /bkup or /pve-tmp and store iso , backups 
> or whatever you want.

The controller is HP Smart Array P410i/512 MB.

I can use maxroot startup parameter. I just wanted to learn which size 
is better?

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