How best to partition the drive when installing a 2+ OS?


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I have a netbook, hard drive to 320 GB.


Now there is Win7, but there is a need to put at least another MeeGo. And in the future — maybe Ubuntu or something else =)


Please advise how best to partition the drive? Ideally, I would like to have a General section where will be the files accessible from both OS.
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IMHO — a separate partition for swap is not needed (for simplicity, the partition table). a /boot is required.
I would be for a Linux LVM did and there you can cut as you like.
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shared media files on ntfs
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MeeGo out of the box does not know how ntfs and ext4, so
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  • NTFS is the Windows system and important files
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  • NTFS is Less valuable files that I want to have access from MeeGo
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  • vfat is a small section for sharing files, you can instead use a flash drive
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  • MeeGo /, /boot and swap — after all, the installers like to set up under a section
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  • A larger partition set aside for Ubuntu (ext4)
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MeeGo for work is not suitable, so I would not bother with access from there to the Windows file. Better to start to gain experience with Ubuntu, and then tie to MeeGo support NTFS and ext4, then windowapi files will work on NTFS partition.
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2 partition under Windows, /,swap,/home under Lin
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MeeGo, Ubuntu to virutally
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1) be Sure to use swap, because under /tmp are normal people doing tmpfs, and it is because of the size deposited on the disk.
2) Swap partition you need only one for both OS can use the same section :)
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If so much space, and it is not known which system (and in what order) will stand, then I would recommend LVM, and there, under each system for the start of 15-20 GB under /home — 50 gigs. Slowly expand the sections according to the current appetites.
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