Linux Partition Layouts

A record of partition layouts I have used on my Linux machines over the years. Mainly for my own reference.

Toshiba X200 Laptop

/dev/sda - Windows Vista
/dev/sdb - Gentoo Linux
Partition Mount Point Size File System Notes
/dev/sda1 WinRE ? NTFS Windows Recovery
/dev/sda2 C: ? NTFS Windows Vista (Bootable)
/dev/sda3 D: ? NTFS User Data
/dev/sdb1 /boot 100MB ext2  
/dev/sdb2 Swap 2GB swap  
/dev/sdb3 / 50GB ext3  
/dev/sdb4 Extended Partition   N/A  
/dev/sdb5 /home 30GB ext3  
/dev/sdb6 /usr/portage 15GB ext3  
/dev/sdb7 /home/downloads 30GB ext3  
/dev/sdb8 /var 20GB ext3  

Ubuntu - 160-200GB Drive?

Partition Mount Point Size File System Notes
/dev/sda1 /boot 250MB ext2  
/dev/sda2 Swap 2GB swap  
/dev/sda3 / 20GB ext3  
/dev/sda4 /home 145GB* ext3 *Rest of available space

Gentoo - 320GB Drive

Partition Mount Point Size File System Notes
/dev/sdb1 /boot 100MB ext2  
/dev/sdb2 Swap 2GB swap  
/dev/sdb3 / 60GB ext3  
/dev/sdb4 Extended Partition   N/A  
/dev/sdb5 /home/[user] 100GB ext3  
/dev/sdb6 /usr/portage 15GB ext3  
/dev/sdb7 /home/[user]/data 100GB ext3  
/dev/sdb8 /var 20GB ext3  

Linux From Scratch - 60GB Drive

Partition Mount Point Size File System Notes
  /boot 100MB ext2  
  Swap 4GB* swap *2GB System RAM
  / 30GB ext3  
  /home 20GB ext3  

Gentoo Netbook Install - 80GB Drive

Partition Mount Point Size File System GPT Code Notes
/dev/sda1 /boot 500MB ext2 8300  
/dev/sda2 Grub Boot Partition 32MB none EF02  
/dev/sda3 Swap 2GB^ swap 8200 ^Twice Ram (low memory systems) or 2GB
/dev/sda4 / 40GB ext4 8300  
/dev/sda5 /home 30GB* ext4 8300 *Use remaing space
Atom N270 1.6GHz
CHOST="i686-pc-linux-gnu"
CFLAGS="-march=native -O2 -fomit-frame-pointer -pipe -mfpmath=sse"
CXXFLAGS="${CFLAGS}"