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Re: ext2 for /boot ???

Andrew McGlashan composed on 2018-09-12 04:01 (UTC+1000):

> Matthew Crews wrote:

>> My recommendation is to use a separate /boot partition and make it EXT2.

> Why not at least ext3?  I don't baulk at ext4 btw for /boot -- I can
> never understand why ext2 is recommended when ext4 gives no trouble and
> has other advantages, even ext3 has journaling that ext2 does not.

How often does /boot get written to, as much as 5 minutes per year? All my /boot
partitions are EXT2, (in part) /because/ it has no journaling.
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