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Planning Partition Size - Exercise

Planning partition size and layout


Objective: Plan a partition layout appropriate to a machine's specific function.

Scoring:

This exercise is not scored. It's an opportunity for you to check your ability to design partitions and partition sizes appropriate to a machine's specific function(s). When you have completed the exercise, click the Submit button to see a Results page.

Background/overview

You have been asked to build three different machines and to design the appropriate partition layouts and sizing schemes for each. The first is configured as a file server; the second as a combination news server and Web server; the third as a combination application server and Web server. Each machine has a 4GB hard drive and 64MB of RAM.

Instructions

Insert the appropriate partitions and partition sizes into the following tables for the following scenarios.
  1. A Linux box configured as a file server

Partitions Partition sizes
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
  1. A Linux box configured for equal use as a news server and a Web server

Partitions Partition sizes
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
  1. A Linux box for equal use as an application server and a Web server

Partitions Partition sizes
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   

Submitting your exercise

There is nothing to submit with this exercise. When you have filled in the tables above, click the Submit button to receive credit for having completed the exercise and to view a Results page.