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Partition Requirements and Recommendations

 

During the upgrade process, partition requirements and recommendations are generated. If those instructions don not work, you can configure the partition manually.

The following partitions must be preserved and must not be reformatted:

Table 1: Requirements (preserve and do Not Reformat These Partitions).

Partition

Description

/store

Stores data files.

/storetmp

Stores configuration files.

/transient

Stores saved searches.

Table 2: Requirements (minimum Partition Sizes for Red Hat V7.3 & JSA 7.3.1 Upgrade)

Partition

Size(MiB)

Device Type

Volume Group

File System Type

/boot

100 MiB

Note: Suggested size is at least 200 MiB. Ideal size is 1024 MiB.

Standard Partition

N/A

XFS

/

5000 MiB (Normally 1000 MiB, but /store requires 4000 MiB.)

Note: /store needs to be unmounted when you are installing JSA 7.3.1 for the upgrade, so the requirement falls to /.

LVM

rootrhel

XFS

/opt

6000 MiB

LVM

rootrhel

XFS

/var

500 MiB

LVM

rootrhel

XFS

/home

1 MiB

LVM

rootrhel

XFS

/tmp

500 MiB

LVM

rootrhel

XFS

/var/log

1000 MiB

LVM

varlogrhel

XFS

/var/log/audit

1000 MiB

LVM

varlogrhel

XFS