Apparently I only learn by completely borking my system. No biggie, but I am getting tired of copying/copy back my /home directory. I'm going to set /home on it's own partition this time. So how much room do I need for the OS? I want to boot from the root partition. Will 40gb be enough? I looked on wiki but I'm not sure how current that info is. I would not have more than 2-3 kernels installed at any given time. I have 24gb of ram, so I don't think I need a swap partition?
(Why 24gb? 'cause it fit...