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* [bug#33444] [PATCH] doc: Partition space recommendations.
@ 2018-11-20 17:05 swedebugia
  2018-11-20 21:14 ` Nils Gillmann
  2022-04-07 12:00 ` zimoun
  0 siblings, 2 replies; 5+ messages in thread
From: swedebugia @ 2018-11-20 17:05 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: 33444

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Cheers
Swedebugia

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From fad4c96189416971aa4e87f158de68eaf7f1c82c Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: swedebugia <swedebugia@riseup.net>
Date: Tue, 20 Nov 2018 18:00:31 +0100
Subject: [PATCH] doc: Partition space recommendations.

* doc/guix.texi (Disk Partitioning): Add paragraph and table.
---
 doc/guix.texi | 26 +++++++++++++++++++++++++-
 1 file changed, 25 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/doc/guix.texi b/doc/guix.texi
index c2c778a28..5cb218b23 100644
--- a/doc/guix.texi
+++ b/doc/guix.texi
@@ -9273,7 +9273,6 @@ network interface you want to use):
 @example
 wpa_supplicant -c wpa_supplicant.conf -i @var{interface} -B
 @end example
-
 Run @command{man wpa_supplicant} for more information.
 @end table
 
@@ -9306,10 +9305,35 @@ Make sure to either set a password with @command{passwd}, or configure
 OpenSSH public key authentication before logging in.
 
 @subsubsection Disk Partitioning
+@cindex partitioning
+@cindex disk partitioning
+@cindex format partition
 
 Unless this has already been done, the next step is to partition, and
 then format the target partition(s).
 
+GuixSD takes more up more space for each system- and package
+generation. Generally you should allocate more space than when using other
+GNU/Linux distribution with primarily binary package distribution (deb, rpm,
+pkg.tar.gz, etc.).
+
+@cindex space consideratons
+@cindex partition size
+We recommend the following:
+@table @asis
+@item 10 GB
+A bare minimum for servers with no Xorg and just a few packages and
+generations
+
+@item 30 GB
+The minimum for installations with Xorg and just a few packages and
+generations
+
+@item >50 GB
+This gives you a good margin and you will probably not have to collect garbage
+that often with this setup.
+@end table
+
 The installation image includes several partitioning tools, including
 Parted (@pxref{Overview,,, parted, GNU Parted User Manual}),
 @command{fdisk}, and @command{cfdisk}.  Run it and set up your disk with
-- 
2.18.0


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* [bug#33444] [PATCH] doc: Partition space recommendations.
  2018-11-20 17:05 [bug#33444] [PATCH] doc: Partition space recommendations swedebugia
@ 2018-11-20 21:14 ` Nils Gillmann
  2018-12-17 10:44   ` swedebugia
  2022-04-07 12:00 ` zimoun
  1 sibling, 1 reply; 5+ messages in thread
From: Nils Gillmann @ 2018-11-20 21:14 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: swedebugia; +Cc: 33444

swedebugia transcribed 2.4K bytes:
> 
> -- 
> Cheers
> Swedebugia

> From fad4c96189416971aa4e87f158de68eaf7f1c82c Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
> From: swedebugia <swedebugia@riseup.net>
> Date: Tue, 20 Nov 2018 18:00:31 +0100
> Subject: [PATCH] doc: Partition space recommendations.
> 
> * doc/guix.texi (Disk Partitioning): Add paragraph and table.
> ---
>  doc/guix.texi | 26 +++++++++++++++++++++++++-
>  1 file changed, 25 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
> 
> diff --git a/doc/guix.texi b/doc/guix.texi
> index c2c778a28..5cb218b23 100644
> --- a/doc/guix.texi
> +++ b/doc/guix.texi
> @@ -9273,7 +9273,6 @@ network interface you want to use):
>  @example
>  wpa_supplicant -c wpa_supplicant.conf -i @var{interface} -B
>  @end example
> -
>  Run @command{man wpa_supplicant} for more information.
>  @end table
>  
> @@ -9306,10 +9305,35 @@ Make sure to either set a password with @command{passwd}, or configure
>  OpenSSH public key authentication before logging in.
>  
>  @subsubsection Disk Partitioning
> +@cindex partitioning
> +@cindex disk partitioning
> +@cindex format partition
>  
>  Unless this has already been done, the next step is to partition, and
>  then format the target partition(s).
>  
> +GuixSD takes more up more space for each system- and package

I think you wanted to write: ... takes up more space ... ?

> +generation. Generally you should allocate more space than when using other
> +GNU/Linux distribution with primarily binary package distribution (deb, rpm,
> +pkg.tar.gz, etc.).
> +
> +@cindex space consideratons
> +@cindex partition size
> +We recommend the following:
> +@table @asis
> +@item 10 GB
> +A bare minimum for servers with no Xorg and just a few packages and
> +generations
> +
> +@item 30 GB
> +The minimum for installations with Xorg and just a few packages and
> +generations
> +
> +@item >50 GB
> +This gives you a good margin and you will probably not have to collect garbage
> +that often with this setup.
> +@end table
> +
>  The installation image includes several partitioning tools, including
>  Parted (@pxref{Overview,,, parted, GNU Parted User Manual}),
>  @command{fdisk}, and @command{cfdisk}.  Run it and set up your disk with
> -- 
> 2.18.0
> 

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* [bug#33444] [PATCH] doc: Partition space recommendations.
  2018-11-20 21:14 ` Nils Gillmann
@ 2018-12-17 10:44   ` swedebugia
  0 siblings, 0 replies; 5+ messages in thread
From: swedebugia @ 2018-12-17 10:44 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: Nils Gillmann; +Cc: 33444

On 2018-11-20 22:14, Nils Gillmann wrote:
> swedebugia transcribed 2.4K bytes:

snip

>>
>>  Unless this has already been done, the next step is to partition, and
>>  then format the target partition(s).
>>
>> +GuixSD takes more up more space for each system- and package
> 
> I think you wanted to write: ... takes up more space ... ?

Yes! Is it ok for you to correct it and ready for commit?

-- 
Cheers 
Swedebugia

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* [bug#33444] [PATCH] doc: Partition space recommendations.
  2018-11-20 17:05 [bug#33444] [PATCH] doc: Partition space recommendations swedebugia
  2018-11-20 21:14 ` Nils Gillmann
@ 2022-04-07 12:00 ` zimoun
  2022-06-23  9:59   ` zimoun
  1 sibling, 1 reply; 5+ messages in thread
From: zimoun @ 2022-04-07 12:00 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: swedebugia; +Cc: 33444

Hi,

Thank you for your patch:

    <http://issues.guix.gnu.org/issue/33444>

and it seems that it fell into the crack.

On Tue, 20 Nov 2018 at 18:05, swedebugia <swedebugia@riseup.net> wrote:

> +@cindex space consideratons
> +@cindex partition size
> +We recommend the following:
> +@table @asis
> +@item 10 GB
> +A bare minimum for servers with no Xorg and just a few packages and
> +generations
> +
> +@item 30 GB
> +The minimum for installations with Xorg and just a few packages and
> +generations
> +
> +@item >50 GB
> +This gives you a good margin and you will probably not have to collect garbage
> +that often with this setup.
> +@end table

These numbers, are they still accurate?


Cheers,
simon




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* [bug#33444] [PATCH] doc: Partition space recommendations.
  2022-04-07 12:00 ` zimoun
@ 2022-06-23  9:59   ` zimoun
  0 siblings, 0 replies; 5+ messages in thread
From: zimoun @ 2022-06-23  9:59 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: swedebugia; +Cc: 33444

Hi,

On Thu, 07 Apr 2022 at 14:00, zimoun <zimon.toutoune@gmail.com> wrote:

> Thank you for your patch:
>
>     <http://issues.guix.gnu.org/issue/33444>
>
> and it seems that it fell into the crack.
>
> On Tue, 20 Nov 2018 at 18:05, swedebugia <swedebugia@riseup.net> wrote:
>
>> +@cindex space consideratons
>> +@cindex partition size
>> +We recommend the following:
>> +@table @asis
>> +@item 10 GB
>> +A bare minimum for servers with no Xorg and just a few packages and
>> +generations
>> +
>> +@item 30 GB
>> +The minimum for installations with Xorg and just a few packages and
>> +generations
>> +
>> +@item >50 GB
>> +This gives you a good margin and you will probably not have to collect garbage
>> +that often with this setup.
>> +@end table
>
> These numbers, are they still accurate?

Friendly ping?

Else I am proposing to close.


Cheers,
simon




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