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Re: Wise disk parting.



On Wed, 7 Nov 2007, 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.

i think we had this conversation before -- didn't we agree that grub
can't access logical volumes?  so that /boot *can't* be in a logical
volume?  i thought that's how that previous thread played out.

rday
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