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

Sat Feb 13 21:22:24 UTC 2016
Valeri Galtsev <galtsev at kicp.uchicago.edu>

On Sat, February 13, 2016 2:50 pm, John R Pierce wrote:
> On 2/13/2016 12:19 PM, Valeri Galtsev wrote:
>> It is interesting to observe how perceptions are changing over time.
>> Decade or two ago we were partitioning small then drives (thus loosing
>> some of the space) just to separate regular users from those places
>> vital
>> for secure and reliable running of the system. Security. There days I
>> bet
>> there will be multiple experts who will bag me to death if I will try to
>> offer any pro partitioning argument. This is just a very interesting
>> (for
>> me) observation.
> I still like making /home its own file system, and if I'm running a
> substantial (non-trivial) database server, it also has its own volume,
> quite likely on its own raid.

John, you made my day! It is so wonderful to know I'm not the only one who
still does this!


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Valeri Galtsev
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