Re: Reiserfs boot floppies for Debian?
The kernel does not have to be on /
A common use for the boot partion was to get
around the ( now fixed ) 1024 cylinder limit in
lilo; IMHO it's not useful to have as a seperate
partition now that lilo's limit has been raised
On Mon, Jan 01, 2001 at 04:18:15AM -0500, Adam Di Carlo wrote:
> email@example.com (Karl M. Hegbloom) writes:
> > Re: Debian Floppies/ReiserFS
> > http://lists.debian.org/debian-boot-0010/msg00191.html
> > Do you have a set of install floppies I can download and have a look
> > at? What was involved in creating them?
> > I built a box today with Reiserfs... Here's how.
> > It's going to be my workstation at my new job. Starting with a
> > potato CD, I partitioned the hard drive with a 64Mb /root in hda1, 2
> > 127 Mb partitions, and another filling the rest of the drive. One of
> > the 127Mb partitions I marked as swap, the other as Linux, and the
> > large partition is Linux.
> > I mounted the 127Mb partition as /, and the 64Mb one as /boot.
> I don't understand the rationale for installing a partition as /boot.
> I always thought /boot had to be on the root partition? Isn't that
> true, since it has the kernel?
> .....Adam Di Carlo....adam@onShore.com.....<URL:http://www.onShore.com/>
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