A few years ago I installed Debian which is my favorite OS. But still there are many things in Linux I don't quite understand.
Why should I make separate partitions for
/varand so on?
I can see more drawbacks than benefits. One benefit is that I can use
ext4 with journaling for
ext4 without journaling for other partitions.
Main drawback is size limit. When I was partitioning my disk I was taught to allocate
/tmp. Now I have trouble because it's not enough! Copying DVDs needs more free space. Even caching YouTube's concerts needs more than
1GB of free space on
What are the benefits of having a separate partition for