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Re: Wise disk parting.



On Wednesday 07 November 2007 10:41:58 pm Chris G wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 08, 2007 at 01:16:51AM +0700, Strong wrote:
> > On Wed, 7 Nov 2007 11:00:59 -0500 "Lamar Owen" <lowen pari edu> wrote:
> > > I have typically partitioned with four partitions:
> > > 200MB or so /boot
> > > swap equal to RAM size on late 2.6 kernels
> > > 8-10GB /
> > > remainder /home
> >
> > Could You explain/argument the partitioning, please?
> > 1. Why separate /boot?
>
> Fedora install does that all by itself given a blank unpartitioned
> disk.  I think it's because it's easier for grub to have its own
> partition that's not an LVM partition.
>
> --
> Chris Green


Grub dosn't understand LVM so it has to be separate (if / is on an LVM Logical 
Volume)
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Benjamin Lewis
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