A few years ago I installed Debian which is my favorite OS.
There are many things in this system which I still don't understand.
why should I make separate partitions for
/varand so on?
I can see more drawbacks than benefits. Benefits is that I can use
ext4 with journaling for
ext4 without journaling for other partition.
Main drawback is size limit. When I was partitioning my disk I was taught to make ~1GB for
/tmp. And now I have big troubles because it's not enough! Copying DVDs needs more free space. Even caching YouTube's concerts needs more than 1GB of free space.
That said, what are the benefits of having a separate partition for