[Samba] Quick question on partition and shares

marksarria at socal.rr.com marksarria at socal.rr.com
Mon Mar 28 19:02:47 GMT 2005

from my recent past experience, it is always a good Idea to put the home share on a different hard drive, and not just a partition. 

My set up here is the OS is on its own partition and the home share is on RAID 5. Because user data is very important I put that on RAID. And thats pretty much it.

Mark Sarria

----- Original Message -----
From: Jason <jwilliams at courtesymortgage.com>
Date: Monday, March 28, 2005 9:57 am
Subject: [Samba] Quick question on partition and shares

> Hey everyone.
> just a quick question. im working on setting up a samba server for 
> our company 
> here. I am using;
> SuSe ES 9
> samba 3.0.9
> Now, I have roughly 56gigs to work with (should be more than plenty).
> What I did was cut up the /home partition to have the majority of 
> room. It has 
> roughly 56gigs of space. I figured, since I am going to be 
> allowing people to 
> save to their home share, I could setup other shares in /home as well.
> Would that be a bad thing? Would it be better to put it elsewhere? 
> I know 
> partitioning and share setup is a very personal thing, im just 
> trying to 
> figure out a general overall good setup.
> Any feedback?
> Thanks,
> Jason
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