Re: How stable is the frozen stretch?
Richard Owlett composed on 2017-05-16 06:17 (UTC-0500):
> On 05/15/2017 02:06 PM, deloptes wrote:
>> I wouldn't use dedicated boot partition in your case. For testing
>> you can leave all on one partition. If you use dedicated boot
>> partition and want to share it among different installs - watch out
>> to not format it ... and you must keep all your kernels+initrd there.
> I'm unclear as to "dedicated boot partition" above.
> My typical install procedure results in a directory structure as below:
> richard@stretch-2nd:/$ dir
> bin etc initrd.img.old media proc sbin tmp vmlinuz
> boot home lib mnt root srv usr vmlinuz.old
> dev initrd.img lost+found opt run sys var
> Are you referring to the "boot" in that list?
> I've may have been a computer *user* for a half-century.
> But I have little formal background ;}
"Dedicated boot partition" normally refers to the boot directory you see in your
dir output having a filesystem mounted to it in /etc/fstab.
It doesn't have to be so. I have dedicated boot partitions, meaning FOSS native
filesystem primary partition on each BIOS disk 0, with Grub installed on it that
I manage entirely myself, and which I do *not* mount to /boot/, in order to
maintain exclusive control of it on PCs with as many as 40 installed operating
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