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Re: ext2 for /boot ???

On Fri 14 Sep 2018 at 09:02:22 (-0400), Dan Ritter wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 14, 2018 at 08:37:45AM -0400, Stefan Monnier wrote:
> > > So, make /boot a big larger, say couple GiBs, and set data=journalled
> > 
> > BTW, am I the only one here bothered that his 250MB /boot partition
> > tends to fill up, even though a 500MB HDD was plenty to hold the whole
> > OS plus lots and lots of free space, on a 64bit workstation like the
> > original DEC Alphas?
> > 
> The /boot on the desktop I'm using right now is 150MB. 70 is
> currently used.
> The kernel is just over 4MB; the initrd is 22MB. There are two
> versions of each.

Wow. Why are my initrds only 5MB? I have MODULES=most in

> Grub eats almost 10MB.

It could be pruned: there's 4MB of localisation alone, and I'm not
sure why the unicode font (1MB) gets placed into both /boot/grub/
and /boot/grub/fonts/.


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