Partitioning Question...

Discussion in 'OT Technology' started by Skoles, May 13, 2005.

  1. Skoles

    Skoles Guest

    How much should I dedicate to the OS & programs alone? Any personal items are being stored on a separate partition & drive. I have a 250gb inside & a 160 external from my PC going in the firewire port.

    I was thinking 50-75gb should be enough?
     
  2. Skoles

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    I did 50. I think I should've done 80. :) Oh well, still getting used to this new world.
     
  3. Snotfist

    Snotfist I am the Urban Cowboy.

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    You honestly didn't need to partition any part of to the OS. That is the beauty behind running OS X and an Apple. If....big if here...your OS ever did crash you could reinstall it without reformating your complete drive.

    Windows=Programs run within OS
    Mac=OS and Programs run side by side.
     
  4. Skoles

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    250gb. If...and big if here...the drive does crash I don't want my personal files going with it. I always keep them on another partition. So just a small chunk for OS & programs and my other stuff is elsewhere.
     
  5. IcyHot4Life

    IcyHot4Life Str8 Ballin'

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    clearly you should just RAID 1 :big grin:
     
  6. violator

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    On my 15 GB OS X partition... 8.94 GB of it is free, and I have absolutely nothing on that partition except the system itself....
     
  7. turbo91

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    Could you explain what you mean by this? Define "within the OS"
     
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    P07r0457 New Member

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    that'd be him talking out of his ass...
     
  9. turbo91

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    Yeah I know. I just want to hear him explain it. :mamoru:
     
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    IcyHot4Life Str8 Ballin'

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    :werd: in for explanation
     

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