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[PATCH] doc: Partition space recommendations.

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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?

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

> From fad4c96189416971aa4e87f158de68eaf7f1c82c Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
> From: swedebugia <swedebugia@HIDDEN>
> 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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From fad4c96189416971aa4e87f158de68eaf7f1c82c Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: swedebugia <swedebugia@HIDDEN>
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
-- 
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