[CentOS] heads up: /boot space on kernel upgrade

Sat Feb 13 11:57:52 UTC 2016
Timothy Murphy <gayleard at eircom.net>

Devin Reade wrote:

> I have a CentOS 6 machine that was initially installed as CentOS 6.4
> in May of 2013.  It's /boot filesystem is 200M which, IIRC, was the
> default /boot size at the time.

As a matter of interest, is there any advantage today
in having a /boot partition?
I thought it went back to the days when the boot-loader
had to be near the beginning of the disk?

Timothy Murphy  
gayleard /at/ eircom.net
School of Mathematics, Trinity College, Dublin