[CentOS] raid boot partition size?

Thu Feb 16 17:58:06 UTC 2006
Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com>

On Thu, 2006-02-16 at 11:22, rado wrote:
> Hi y'all
> I can't tell you which msg thread it was in but after an install and the
> system hangs...one of the responses was that the boot partition might be
> too large...
> Although most of the installs (raid 1) I don't have that problems but I
> have before. I usually make my boot partition 200mb.
> my question:
> What size do y'all recomend for the boot partition, 100mb?

100mb should be plenty, but it's not the size that matters.  The
important thing is that it fits in the first 1024 cylinders of
the disk, since that may be all that bios can access and the
kernel and initrd must be loaded by bios calls.

  Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com