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Re: Re: / vs. /usr vs. fsck(8)

On Wed, Oct 12, 2011 at 08:22:09PM -0700, Josh Triplett wrote:
> Other than tradition, for what reason do you put /usr on a different
> filesystem?

If / and /boot are the same filesystem, then using a filesystem that the
bootloader supports is important.  At least in the recent past, grub 2
didn't support booting off ext4; there was some problem when doing that.
If /usr is a separate filesystem, I can use ext4 there and leave / ext3.

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