[Chugalug] Small /boot partitions must go!

Jason Brown lists at masterforge.com
Tue Nov 12 01:37:41 UTC 2013


It depends on the setup for me, but do make sure there is plenty of space.

As Matt mentioned, LVM can be a good reason to use /boot. Especially pre 
Grub2.

--Jason

On 11/11/13, 6:40 PM, Matt Keys wrote:
> +1
>
> I always assign 1gb to /boot. If it's SuSE or a SuSE variant, make it 
> 10GB -- enough to fit the installation dvd(s) on in a pinch. I always 
> recommend a boot partition to simply troubleshooting. Have you ever 
> tried to fix a low level boot problem on a machine with nothing but 
> lvm partitioning? Fun times.
>
>
> On 11/11/2013 04:44 PM, Mike Harrison wrote:
>>
>> I just wasted half a day, because some budding SysAdmin used advice 
>> from 1972 and made a /boot partition less than 1gb..
>>
>> A prayer and" "dpkg --configure -a --force-all" after a lot of 
>> removing odl files finally got it happy enough to:
>>
>> "apt-get install linux-image-server linux-server" and
>> then get the normal things done... (apt-get update/upgrade/autoremove)
>>
>> Either use some space for these things or stop making them their own 
>> partition!
>>
>> Rant Over.. --Mike--
>>
>>
>>
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