Re: LVM root?
On Mon, Oct 09, 2006 at 10:21:42AM +0200, Albert Dengg wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 09, 2006 at 03:01:24AM +0200, Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
> > firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
> > > Part. mount size
> > > ==========================
> > > 1 /boot 32 MB
> > > 5 / 200 MB
> > Merge them and maybe give it some extra space. When you collect a few
> > different kernels the /lib/modules dir grows on you. A bit of
> > breathing room saves you from having to clean up on every kernel
> > upgrade.
> i would not merge them since grub does not support lvm at the moment...
> (there are rumours about lvm2 support in grub2 though i havent
> tried/tested it
Perhaps more to the point, make sure you have room for several
kernels in /boot. You don't have to uninstall a kernel in order
to install a new one. If you are careful with your lilo, or grub,
you can get a choice of kernels at boot time. This in invaluable
if the new kernel doesn't work!
I've found 50MB for / to be too cramped at times.