[Chugalug] Small /boot partitions must go!

Billy flushy at flushy.net
Thu Nov 14 12:26:38 UTC 2013


My desktop has a /boot with two rescue images: the initramfs which is a full rescue+X (loading compressed file systems from /boot), and a gentoo install image. All fit in under 250 meg.

My main lvm is enciphered which I use a USB stick with all the keys on it.

--b

On Nov 12, 2013, at 9:36 PM, Mike Harrison <cluon at geeklabs.com> wrote:

>> I'm just curious as to why one would need 1gb for /boot. Are we keeping the last 10 kernels
>> just in case? Or is there another reason I'm missing?
> 
> Not intentionally, but when a system is set to receive updates, it will add them, and default install on Ubuntu server does not autoremove..
> 
> I live in a strange world where some of the servers I help manage are
> not always accessible, and I must share some responsibilities with others.
> 
> What we really need, is a dedicated sysadmin... But that's another story.
> Maybe in next years budget...
> 
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