DragonFly users List (threaded) for 2009-01
Re: Installation on Yet Another Netbook
On 15 Jan 2009, at 01:22, Christopher Rawnsley wrote:
... I tried a 'make img release' ...
Just in case any one else falls in to this trap, Michael Neumann
pointed out that it should be 'make img installer release' for the
I managed a manual install for now. I thought I'd run the disc layout
past the lists as I would like to see what the consensus is:
* My netbook has two flash drives internal to it. One is a ( fast )
3.8GB and the other is a ( slower ) 7.7GB.
* From what I have read, swap partitions on flash drives is bad
news as it reduces the life of the disc.
* Space is limited so I am thinking that having fewer partitions is
a good idea.
Using a pseudo disklabel structure my drive layout looks like:
# Drive Mount Offset Size FS Type
ad2s1a / 0 * UFS
ad3s1g /home 0 * UFS+Softupdates
where ad2 is the smaller but faster drive and ad3 the slower but
So my question is, could this drive structure be better?