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Re: Getting rid of /boot



Hi Tom.

2009/12/4 Tom H <tomh0665 gmail com>:
>>> Why add the complexity?
>
>> Because you can only have a max of 15 partitions on a disk
>> without using LVM?
>
>> At work we have a system with a gazillion or so different
>> linux distros and had to set it up to dd copies of the /boot
>> partition back onto /boot so we can boot the linux that goes
>> with that /boot. If grub could boot from LVM, I wouldn't need
>> the separate /boot shared among all the different linuxen.
>
> I had understood the complexity to be the separate /boot not the use of lvm...
>
> grub 2 can boot from an lvm'd /boot.
>

Could you please point me to the documentation for this? I would
really like to read up more and understand what limitations/advantages
I might have as I have been waiting for this to be included since F10.

-- 
Suvayu

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