Partition your hard drive so you won't need to back up media if you need to reinstall your OS later.
Apple's Disk Utility by default will only show you user-accessible drive partitions, but here is how to view all drive partitions in Apple's disk management utility.
Sometimes when a hard drive is improperly unmounted or subjected to software that otherwise modifies the drive's structure, you can end up with a few or all the partitions on a drive being inaccessible.
Existing Boot Camp installations should work when upgrading to Lion, but there are a couple of situations where they may no longer work as expected.
One drawback to having multiple users on OS X is there is no easy way to limit the amount of disk space used by that user. If a user has write access to a file system, then they can fill the drive until there is no space left for others.
Hard Disk ToolKit 2.5 and partitions
There may be times where you've either decided to partition a drive or are finished with a partition and wish to remove it and dedicate the space to another partition. The disk management tool Disk Utility, which comes with OS X, contains most of the t
Documents folder & multiple partitions: a follow-up
Apple has updated and released a few troubleshooting-based knowledgebase articles, which cover a few recommendations and current problems that people are experiencing in OS 10.5 and 10.6.
Linux coder David Miller has got Linux running on a Sparc server logical domain, Sun Microsystems' latest partitioning technology.