Re: GPT Partition

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On Fri, 2023-09-15 at 15:17 -0600, Joe Zeff wrote:
> On 09/15/2023 03:11 PM, Samuel Sieb wrote:
> > 
> > The advantage btrfs has is that the volumes share the same space. 
> > So 
> > you can have / and /home be separate, but you don't have to decide
> > on 
> > how much space each one gets.  And you can still do a re-install
> > while 
> > keeping the files in /home.  Also, if the drive runs out of space,
> > you 
> > can expand the filesystem onto another drive.  Snapshots can also
> > be 
> > nice in certain cases.
> Considering how big drives are today and that I specified a home
> user, 
> how likely is it that you're going to run out of space?  I have never
> seen the slightest need for LVM on a home box, but it's still the 
> default on all of the workstation spins.

The default for F38 (workstation) is BTRFS. I dumped LVM for BTRFS
years ago and have been happy with it. Not having to think about
partitions is a big win. I've even set up a subvolume for hibernation
so as not to dedicate a swap partition to that.

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