[CentOS] /boot partition or not on C5

Bart Schaefer barton.schaefer at gmail.com
Tue Sep 25 15:29:49 UTC 2007

On 9/25/07, Phil Schaffner <Philip.R.Schaffner at nasa.gov> wrote:
> Have installed C5 with/without a /boot partition, but having a /boot
> seems to be the safer bet.  If / is LVM a /boot is required as GRUB
> doesn't seem to be able to deal with LVM

My one experience with installing CentOS 5 with / on a USB drive is
that I had to put /boot on the "regular" IDE drive.  That might be
because I wanted to dual-boot to Windows XP, though.

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