Partitioning Scheme of a Linux Web Server

Specifying a good partition scheme in Linux can help when things go wrong.  If a partition fails it will not effect the other partition’s data. The following is a good partition scheme for a web server.  Following numbers are for a 10Gb Hard Drive.. /boot  Contains all the files and directories to boot the Linux kernel…

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The Linux File System Hierarchy

To be able to manage a Linux computer, you need to be familiar with the default directories. The layout of the Linux file system hierarchy is defined in the Filesystem Hierarchy Standard (FHS). File System Hierarchy Overview   Mounting in Linux Linux allows mounting devices under the / root.  This allows to organise the Linux…

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The Linux File System

  This is a quick reference to the Linux file system. The common file systems used on new Linux installations are: EXT4 XFS Ext4 allows to shrink and expand volumes, whereas XFS only allows to expand volumes.   Journalling Both ext4 and xfs are journalling file systems which means when writing/saving files to a disk,…

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