[CentOS] Re: questions on kickstart

Fri Mar 28 21:12:25 UTC 2008
Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com>

Joshua Baker-LePain wrote:
> On Fri, 28 Mar 2008 at 4:32pm, Ross S. W. Walker wrote
>> I think you might be missing a little something in there, like /boot?
> /boot is not required to be its own partition.  In the days of yore, 
> when BIOSes couldn't boot from partitions the crossed the 1024 cylinder 
> barrier, it made sense to have a small /boot as your first partition. 
> These days?  Not so much.

There are still good reasons to keep it separate.  For example you may 
want / on something grub doesn't understand like LVM or raid (raid1 can 
pretend it isn't, but other levels won't work.  Or you may want to move 
your / to a drive other than the one that boots.

  Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com