[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: Why should "/boot" be on a separate partition?



Masatran (Deepak), R. wrote:
> Why should "/boot" be on a separate partition (rather than on the "/"
> partition)?
>
> I have installed Debian 3.1 with a separate "/boot" partition. I intend
> installing Ubuntu 5.10 . Should I share the "/boot" partition between Debian
> and Ubuntu?
>   
There are a lot of reasons why you might want /boot on a separate
partition. For example, it's the only way to go if you want to have an
encrypted root filesystem.


cmr



Reply to: