Re: PA-RISC/Linux Boot HOWTO Section 8, Draft 1, 2.4 -> 2.6
On Sat, Feb 26, 2005 at 09:46:46PM -0500, Harry Cochran wrote:
> >I suggest at least 4-6GB for /
> If / is 6GB how can /boot be graranteed to be within the first 2GB of disk
Sorry - this is assuming the f0 partition is mounted as /boot.
> >then /var or /home for the rest depending on the use of the machine.
> I have a 2nd 18BG drive for /var
> >Key thing is part1 (type f0) is /boot
> I feel like I'm going around in circles. Seems like you are saying /boot is
> in "part3 is /" in your example and it's also part1.
No. / is sda3 (type 82). /boot is sda1 (type f0).
> Does --format-as=2 make part1 /boot?
Not automatically. It is just a necessary step.
> If so, why does it matter if / is 6GB or 17GB?
It doesn't for my setup. The size of / is just a reccomendation.
> Finally, in your example, why do you use --update-partitioned=/dev/sda
> instead of --init-partitioned=/dev/sda?
Because I ran --init-partitioned manually before.
> Thanks for your patience with newbie's. I think you can sense how hard I'm
> trying to understand.