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ok please let me know how this partition fairs and what changes you would suggest.

30gb for windows xp etc
2gb for windows vm
10gb for linux root
2gb for linux swap
5gb var
5gb temp
30gb shared
106 gb home
=190gb on 200gb drive

let me know what you think.
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post #2 of 6
That should work just fine.
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post #3 of 6
I try to run my games on a seperate partition if possible. Maybe switch a few around.
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post #4 of 6
With the OS (XP) and related games/progs in the C: drive they are relagated to the physically fastest part of the HD which improves performance.
Nice partition plan you have there
    
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cheers guys. Ill now try this whole linux thing, going in cold with no idea what to expect. I know it will take a while so here goes....
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post #6 of 6
I'd try to give /usr its own 20GiB partition. Aside from that, it looks good.
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