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PA-RISC/Linux Boot HOWTO: 2.4 -> 2.6

On Sun, Feb 27, 2005 at 02:05:45PM -0500, Harry Cochran wrote:
> 8.1 Check your 2.4 partition scheme
> It is relatively easy to set up a partition scheme that will "work" for
> a while, but then stop working when root starts to fill up. For example:

This was due to using an incorrect partition scheme in the first place.
I'm not sure that this belongs in a HOWTO that explains how to upgrade
from 2.4 to 2.6.

Documentation explaining how to use the palo partition as the /boot
partition seems worth having, but it's surely a separate issue.

> I'm the conservative type, so I don't load from "testing". At the time
> of this writing, the 2.6 kernels in "unstable" are 2.6.8-2-32,
> 2.6.8-2-32-smp, 2.6.8-2-64 and 2.6.8-2-64-smp.

I don't get this -- testing is safer than unstable.
Stuart Brady

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